Commentary Argument Essay: Cigarettes And Vape Pens

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The Commentary Rough Draft
DeVry University
Composition
Course Number: ENGL112
Professor: Paul Wiltz
Date: 8-12-2017

Although Many people are led to believe that vaping is just as, if not more dangerous than the conventional cigarette due to ignorance of the device, general safety of e-cigs, and their appeal to children, research shows that this is not the case.
E cigarettes and vape pens have been around since 2003, but they recently had an explosion in popularity as a smoking cessation device, or a recreational way of delivering nicotine and flavorings in a presumably harmless way. An E cigarette is a simple device that typically uses a 3.7V battery, a small wire coil around a wick, and e-liquid or e-juice to create a nicotine and flavor containing vapor to the user just as a conventional cigarette would. E juice and E liquid are generally composed of four main ingredients, Propylene Glycol (PG), Vegetable Glycerin (VG), nicotine, and flavorings. E-cigs, vape
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