Should Smoking Cigarettes Be The Healthiest Alternative From Smoking?

755 Words Oct 18th, 2016 4 Pages
A little over a decade has passed and vaporizing is already competing with traditional smoking, which has been in this world for many centuries. Smoking is inhaling and exhaling the fumes from burning tobacco in cigarettes and other products that use tobacco. Vaporizing, also commonly known as “vaping”, is inhaling and exhaling a liquid that is heated, that then emits the flavored vapor. Over the years, smoking cigarettes has become a “bad habit”, causing health problems that are short term and long term. Due to vaping being new to the mainstream, there are questions and concerns to whether or not vaping is truly better than smoking. Recent studies are showing that vaping may not be the healthiest alternative from smoking, yet it is the best out of both evils.
A cigarette contains six hundred chemicals before being lit, after being lit these chemicals are burned and produce over seven thousand more chemicals. Many of these chemicals are poisonous and are found in many other places, such as rat poison, rubber cement, battery acid, mothballs, rocket fuel, and even insecticide. The substance, nicotine, in a cigarette is very addictive. This substance by its self can damage cells within the lungs. Vaping liquid contains propylene glycol, vegetable glycerol, and nicotine is optional. Propylene is used in asthma inhalers and nebulizers. Vegetable glycerol is inside of cosmetics and food products. Vaporizers also contain flavoring chemicals that only take up a small percentage…

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