Vaping and E-Cigarettes’ are Not Safe

What are E-Cigarettes? E-cigarettes have gained huge popularity around the world. As of 2019, there are more than 460 brands of e-cigarettes with as many as 8.1 million users. The United States alone spent 7 billion dollars on e-cigarettes in 2018. These devices use a liquid solution (juice) which is heated and then the aerosol is inhaled. Most liquids contain nicotine, the addictive substance found in tobacco products. According to the CDC, some e-cigarette claiming to have 0% nicotine have been found to actually contain nicotine.  “It’s Just Vapor” E-cigarettes are loosely controlled by the government, and it is difficult to draw conclusions about many of the safety claims that the manufacturers make or imply. The Be Well Solutions Team often hears people say “it’s just vapor”, assuming that this means there is no danger. It is not a water-based [...]