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E-cigs outperform patches and gums in quit-smoking study

A liquid nicotine solution is poured into a vaping device Feb. 20, 2014, at a store in New York. According to a study released on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, twice as many people successfully quit smoking using electronic cigarettes than older nicotine gums and patches, providing the strongest evidence yet that vaping can help smokers break their addiction to cigarettes. (Frank Franklin II/AP, File)

A liquid nicotine solution is poured into a vaping device Feb. 20, 2014, at a store in New York. According to a study released on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, twice as many people successfully quit smoking using electronic cigarettes than older nicotine gums and patches, providing the strongest evidence yet that vaping can help smokers break their addiction to cigarettes. (Frank Franklin II/AP, File)

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