Essay On Electronic Cigarettes

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According to Statistics, “Tobacco kills almost 6 million people each year, according to the World Health Organization (Senthilingam).” The use of tobacco increases the user’s risk for a large range of cancers, including lung, mouth, larynx, stomach, kidney and much more. Smoking tobacco introduces the body to an abundant amount of poisonous chemicals with each puff. Smoking causes an addiction; statics show that the average smokers smoke a pack of 20 cigarettes a day. According to the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention, “the life expectancy for smokers is at least 10 years shorter (” Vaping and electronic cigarettes have become a new trend over the past couple of years. Electronic cigarettes were originally introduced to help those who would like to quit. Smokers should switch to vaping because it aids in smoking cessation. Switching to Electronic cigarettes aids in tobacco usage and are much safer than traditional tobacco. When cigarettes are burned, over a thousand of chemicals are released into the lungs of those that inhale the smoke. A few chemicals that many known to be in tobacco are arsenic, carbon monoxide, lead, nicotine, and tar. Arsenic is a chemical that is used in rat poison. Arsenic is a one of the chemicals that leads to lung cancer. Carbon Monoxide is a chemical …show more content…
An average pack of ten cigarettes in total is around seven to ten dollars in the United States. If people smoke around twenty cigarettes a day, that total goes up to around fourteen to twenty dollars a day. A container of e-liquid around fifteen milliliters, on average is amounted to twenty cigarettes per container. Each container can last up to a couple days or even weeks depending on usage. The average price for an e-liquid container is seven dollars and so on depending on the size of the container. Switching to vaping can save a lot more that the tobacco consumer, spending half as much when compared to tobacco

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