Electronic Cigarettes as an Alternative for Regular CigarettesCreated by:
Electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes is a handheld electronic device that vaporizes a flavored liquid, which the user inhales. Using e-cigarettes is often called vaping. The fluid in the e-cigarette, called e-liquid, is usually made of nicotine, propylene glycol, glycerine, and flavorings. Reasons for e-cigarette usage often relate to quitting smoking and recreation. While many who use it believes that using e-cigarette is healthier than smoking regular cigarettes, many are still concerned with the possible adverse health effects. E-cigarettes have not been around long enough to determine if they are harmful to users in the long run. Unfortunately, many people, including teenagers, are under the impression that e-cigarettes are safe or that they are effective in helping people quit smoking regular cigarettes. Neither of these assumptions has yet been proven. Studies by the FDA show that e-cigarettes contain some of the same toxic chemicals as regular cigarettes, even though they don’t have tobacco.
Are electronic cigarettes good alternative for smoking regular cigarettes? What are your thoughts on this?