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2 million people use Electronic cigarettes in Britain

2 million people use Electronic cigarettes in Britain

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02 May 2014

The number of users of the e-cigarette in Britain three times in the past two years, reaching 2 million and 100,000 people, according to British health charity.

Foundation said the "adventure" of health and tobacco control more than half of current smokers or smoking quitters tried electronic cigarettes, compared with eight percent in 2010.

The Foundation said that it had conducted a survey involving more than 12,000 smokers in adults, a separate study found that the majority of smokers

Electronic cigarettes resorted to reduce smoking.

The Foundation has begun a series of research and surveys on the use of electronic cigarettes since 2010, the last poll in March.

Believes that 700,000 e-cigarette smokers and former smokers, in addition to the 1.3 million people use while continuing normal cigarette or tobacco.

The number of people who use electronic cigarettes on a regular basis from 2.7 percent in 2010 to 17 percent in 2014.

When asked why former smokers using electronic cigarettes, 71 percent of them said they wanted to quit smoking.

While he received 48 percent of smokers said they wanted to reduce the amount of tobacco smoked, and 37 percent said they use electronic cigarettes to save money.

Lower smoking rates

Said Deborah Arnott, Director of action: "notes the considerable increase in the use of electronic cigarettes in the past four years that smokers are turning increasingly to these new tools to help reduce smoking or quitting."

A previous study found in England about other tools for use of electronic cigarette smoking than nicotine products, such as sticker and sugarless gum, as a means of trying to quit smoking.

The study also found that the proportion of smokers who quit smoking last year increased, and the smoking rates in England continue to fall.

Robert West, who led the study group: "Although there are allegations that use electronic cigarettes may not help to quit smoking, did not find any evidence in our study supports this view."

He noted that in contrast to the "e-cigarettes may help reduce smoking, many people use them for help to quit smoking."

The Arnott of action: "it is necessary to adjust the electronic cigarette promotion for the targeting of children and non-smokers, there is no evidence in our study that the electronic cigarette outlet to smoking."

He said Simon Clark, Director of forest which supports smokers, the Movement welcomed the emergence of electronic cigarettes, and was happy that people will have the opportunity to choose what to smoke.

But he said that most smokers who use electronic cigarettes often only use to quit smoking permanently.

He added: "we have not seen a decline in the number of smokers, and most smokers find that electronic cigarettes are still at the beginning, and that this technology will take years to improve."


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