Electronic Cigarette Studies

Studies of Toxicity Levels:

  • 2013 Tobacco Control Study – Substituting tobacco cigarettes with e-cigarettes may substantially reduce exposure to selected tobacco-specific toxicants.
  • 2013 Drexel University Study – Chemicals found in e-cigarette liquids pose no health concerns.
  • 2013 ClearStream-LIFE Study – Study indicated that electronic cigarette vapor is significantly less cytotoxic than cigarette / tobacco smoke.
  • 2012 Indoor Air Study – Compared electronic cigarette vapor to tobacco smoke and found significantly less volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
  • 2010 Journal of Public Health Study – Lab studies showed that carcinogen levels in e-cigarettes are much lower than traditional cigarettes.

Studies of Second-Hand Vapor:

Effectiveness for Smoking Cessation:

Other E-Cigarette Health Studies:

  • 2014 BMC Cardiovascular Disorders Study – Found that electronic cigarette use has no immediate effects on the cardiovascular system or acute heart function.
  • 2014 IJERP Health Survey - Survey of over 19,000 e-cigarette users found that nearly 75% reported better general health after switching to e-cigs, along with a wide range of other perceived health benefits, such as improve endurance, breathing, taste, smell, etc.
  • 2013 Inhalation Toxicology Study – While lung function was impaired by traditional cigarettes, e-cigs appeared to have no impact and delivered similar levels of nicotine.
  • 2012 Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center Study – Based on current available data, electronic cigarettes appear to have no acute adverse effects on cardiac function.
  • 2009 University of Alberta Study – 95% of respondents in online survey reported that general health, ability to exercise, sense of smell and taste were better since using e-cigarettes.