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E-cigarettes help smokers quit, Cochrane review confirms

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: (Published 14 September 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i4993
  1. Anne Gulland
  1. London

Electronic cigarettes may help smokers quit, and no serious side effects are associated with their use, a review of the latest evidence has found.1

An updated Cochrane review found no new randomised controlled trials of e-cigarettes since its first review, published in December 2014.2 However, the updated review includes 11 observational studies, and those that measured side effects found no serious side effects from using e-cigarettes for as …

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