Drug Facts: E-cigarettes is a puffing activity with a battery operating heating device

The internet is a supplement, not a replacement of the counseling that teenagers get from their parents or doctors regarding the adverse effects of regular cigarette consumption.

Young people are uniquely at a long-term risk for long-term effects of exposing their bodies to the effects of nicotine, it also results into permanent ailment in impulse control and mood swings.

Nicotine is extremely addictive and e-cigarettes are also known for its nicotine content. These come in various shapes and sizes with fillable tanks, which resembles pens or memory sticks. It has a holder that contains aerosol or vapor that is also called as vaping. But the main question here is are these e-cigarettes safe to use?

Unfortunately, the answer to this question is no! Even though, it is much less harmful than regular cigarettes as it contains varying quantities of nicotine and other flavoring chemicals. E-cigarettes are designed in such a way that it deliberately delivers tobacco-like smoke but with relatively less of toxic chemicals produced by burning of traditional tobacco leaves. It can be potentially harmful to pregnant women if gets absorbed through their skin or for toddlers, who may be attracted to the liquid because of the flavors and bright colors. The department of health and human services is making conscious efforts in monitoring the supply chain before taking a drastic leap towards its full-fledged marketing.


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