Electronic Cigarettes Disadvantages

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The general public is under the impression that electric cigarettes or “E-cigs” are more dangerous than traditional cigarettes, due to the little information known of the device, the safety concerns, and the fact that they are generally used by underage teens. Most believe that vaporizers were created and became popularized around 2003 but “Irfan Shiekh of the Mogul’s” invented the first true vaporizer. Around 1400 A.D. was when the Moguls of India introduced the hookah to the world. But, the recent boom in popularity for the electric cigarette was most likely triggered by a large amount of addicted smokers that wanted a supposedly healthier alternative to their addiction. The electric cigarette in and of itself is a relatively simple device …show more content…
The sample size was then given electronic cigarettes for a 6-month period and told to observe whether it had helped them quit. After the 6-month period, 75% of participants reported a significant decline in nicotine cravings since given the device. (Flouds 2011) This study helps prove the point that electronic cigarettes can be a healthier alternative to the conventional cigarette and can help certain individuals quit altogether. Critics of the devices make the argument that, while it doesn’t contain tobacco, it still has many cancer causing carcinogens. When the internal battery heats the coil and heats the e-liquid, it can effect how fast the liquid burns and releases harmful chemicals. The vapor that comes off these devices have been tested over and over by professional chromatographers that used many different liquids for a large sample size and regular cigarettes for a control group. These chromatographers time and again all come to the identical conclusion that while both do emit harmful chemicals into the body, the conventional cigarettes add about ten times the amount of harmful toxins. While they do emit some of the same chemicals in the smoke, the electric alternatives put a significantly less amount. Department Material …show more content…
These APV’s have the basic building parts of a regular e-cig but it uses a metal casing, a screw-able socket that the user can screw an atomizer to. The problem with doing this particular build on a device is that if this is used with a low power battery and low resistance coil inside of an atomizer is that, while it can make the plumes of vapor much larger, if the builder is not well educated on batteries and electrical currents they can cause the battery to violently overheat and possible catch fire or explode. Many people and young teens have died from attempting to do this on their devices and are highly un-recommended. Another possible safety concern is the fact that e-liquid is essentially a concentrated bottle of nicotine. The potential for a suser to accidentally spill the liquid and irrates the skin or for a child to get accidentally ingest it and end up with nicotine poisoning is to great. (Bell

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