The Pros And Cons Of E-Smoking

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Vape or not to vape! Which choice will they choose? Because e-cigarettes use a liquid to produce a vapor as opposed to tobacco which creates smoke, teens may feel that it is less harmful than traditional cigarettes. Should I vape or not? This is a question that some teens may be pondering! E-cigarette smoking is also known as vaping which is apparently the new trend, not only for present or previous smokers, but also for those who have never smoked before. Vaping is so popular that it has attracted today’s youth for many various reasons. How much about vaping are teens familiar with? Will teens choose to vape or not? Reports have been made by the Surgeon general issuing a report, “Warning youth against vaping”, (Murthy, 2014, p. 5-5). The information explains the health risks for teens and young adults in favor of using E-cigarettes, also known as vaping. Murthy, also reported that E-cigarette use by youth and young adults between 18-24 is substantially higher than those 25 and older. Vaping identifies with the use of other tobacco products used by young people, along with other flammable tobacco products. Nicotine presents…show more content…
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