Tobacco And Its Effects On The World Essay

977 Words Nov 1st, 2016 4 Pages
While the harmful effects of tobacco use are common knowledge, people continue using it, due to the addictive additive nicotine. Nicotine is one of the most addictive drugs in the world. Since 1865 tobacco companies have been supplying people with their nicotine fix. All tobacco products contain nicotine, but tobacco isn’t the only way for people to get their nicotine any more. Various alternatives are now on the market for those looking to kick their tobacco habits. While these new alternatives lack the harmful additive chemicals found in tobacco products. They continue to contain nicotine, an addictive and harmful drug. A drug that has far more negative effects on the brain then commonly known. Especially on the developing minds of adolescents, who’s use of nicotine outside of tobacco is steadily rising. Tobacco use in America has been declining over the past years, but not without a replacement. Vaporizers, the new cigarette of the future. A vaporizer functions by converting e-liquid into a vapor that can be inhaled. The components that make up E-liquid are propylene glycol, glycerin, water, flavoring, and in most cases nicotine. People have been convinced that this combination though its mixed with nicotine is a safe alternative. This ideology combined with the vast number of flavors offered make “vaping” a very attractive habit to adolescents. Studies show that tobacco use among high school student went down 6.5 percent between the years of 2011 to 2015. While the use…

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