Smoking Cessation and E-Cigarettes

James L. Mulshine, MD, professor, Associate Provost for Research, Vice President, Rush University Medical Center discusses the correlation between e-cigarettes and smoking cessation.

James L. Mulshine, MD, professor, Associate Provost for Research, Vice President, Rush University Medical Center discusses the correlation between e-cigarettes and smoking cessation.

Clinical Pearls:

  • Theoretically, an e-cigarette reduces the amount of nitrosamines that the individual is exposed to.
  • In the United States, there is not a standardized manufacturing process of e-cigarettes.
  • E-Cigarettes may also create a gateway for children to get addicted to nicotine. ​