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Is Vaping Really A Harmless Alternative To Tobacco?

E-cigarette or vaping is now becoming a trend especially for the youth. Studies and research show that the demand for e-cigarette is continuously rising over the years. Some smokers are turning from the traditional tobacco to vaping. But the main question that a lot of people are asking is – Is vaping harmless alternative to tobacco? Certainly, the answer is 100% no. While e-cigarette doesn’t contain all the contaminants in tobacco smoke, vaping still not safe. Here are some of the reasons why:

E-cigarette contains nicotine

Nicotine is an element known to be highly addictive and can cause a lot of negative health effects like damage or harming the brains of kids, teens and even fetuses in women who use vape while there are pregnant. Furthermore, studies show that some popular vape juice contains more nicotine than the tobacco cigarettes.

E-cigarette contains harmful chemicals and substances

Aside from nicotine, e-cigarettes also contain a lot of potentially harmful substances like nicotine, diacetyl which is a chemical known to be one of the major contributors or serious lung disease. In addition. Vaping also includes chemicals that can cause cancer.

Liquid in e-cigarettes are dangerous

Another reason why E-cigarette is not a harmless alternative to tobacco is the liqyud used on it. There are some cases that adults and breathing has poisoned children, swallowing and absorbing the liquid through their eyes or skin.


With all of these negative contaminants and elements of E-cigarette, it is no doubt that it is still not safe and is still a harmful alternative to tobacco. Generally speaking, any form of smoking is not good for your health. Lastly, there are still studies that need to further and develop before we can fully accept vaping or e-cigarette as good for one’s health.

David Berin is a graduate of Multi-Media Arts in the University of Caloocan and Laguna. He started working as a digital marketer in different media companies.