Researchers from University College London report that 16,000-22,000 people in England (who would have otherwise continued smoking) stopped smoking courtesy of e-cigarettes.

Scientists analyzed questionnaire data and published their findings in the journal Addiction. “E-cigarettes appear to be helping a significant number of smokers to stop who would not have done otherwise — not as many as some e-cigarette enthusiasts claim, but a substantial number nonetheless,” study author professor Robert West said in a MedicalNewsToday article.

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