ATLANTA (CBS) — A new study concludes there’s “no evidence” vaping helps smokers looking to give up cigarettes and tobacco.READ MORE: 'Can't Restart On A Dime': Opening Night Won't Happen Overnight For Philadelphia Theatre Company As Restrictions To Be Lifted
Researchers found that 90 percent of smokers who vaped continued smoking a year after the study was started.READ MORE: Federal Agents Descend On Hindu Temple In Robbinsville After Lawsuit Alleges Human Trafficking, Forced Labor
It also states that 54 percent of people who vaped and smoked continued to do both throughout the study.
In addition, 37 percent continued using cigarettes as they stopped vaping and using electronic cigarettes a year later.
Researchers at Georgia State University in Atlanta conducted the study by analyzing 1,284 adult smokers in the United States from 2015 to 2016.MORE NEWS: Maple Shade Volunteer Fire Department Unexpectedly Shut Down
The study also finds that 16 percent of smokers in 2015 had stopped smoking a year later.