Essay Electronic Cigarettes : The Threat Of Human And Environment

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Electronic Cigarettes: the Next Threat to Human and Environment According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse, while the proportion of the cigarette smoking by teenagers is reduced to the lowest level in the survey’s history, the rate of the youth using electronic cigarettes has increased in significant numbers. Additionally, in 2015, the Discover Magazine emphasized the sales of e-cigarette increased 7 times within 4 years, “Sales of the product [electronic cigarettes] had already jumped from a mere 50,000 sold in 2008 to 3.5 million in 2012.” (Hurley) E-cigarettes were the innovation of the conventional cigarettes, which just appeared in the last few decades, but they were welcomed by most of the youth without concerning of any effects. Besides, there are not enough information and researches about the influence of e-cigarettes to human and the environment, thus the government has not given any enactive laws of e-cigarettes restriction in the public. While the impact on human health of electronic cigarettes are largely unclear and unknown, their harmful environmental effects, hand-in-hand with the booming of usage rates in adolescents, turn on the signal to demand that the government impose stricter regulation on new e-cigarettes technology. Since electronic cigarettes are the new generations of the conventional cigarettes, people are on the debate about the effects of e-cigarettes on human health: smokers, secondhand, and third-hand smokers. In Germany,…

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