Vaping: The Positive Effects Of Smoking

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A 46-year-old woman walks out of her work on a smoke break. She has been smoking most of her life and reeks of cigarettes every day and has terrible lungs; her family was concerned for her. Afraid for the health of herself and children, she finally went to the doctor and was diagnosed with lung cancer. If she had switched from cigarettes to a harmless vaporizer like many others she wouldn 't be in such a predicament that could cost her to lose her life and abandon her family so soon. Vaping’s positive impact on society has reduced the number amount of health issues of former smokers across America and has become a more mainstream version of “smoking”; it has caused so much controversy with vaping in public places and influencing the younger …show more content…
According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Cigarette smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths each year in the United States. This is nearly one in five deaths” (CDC 1). This quote shows not only that many people are dying, but more importantly, that cigarettes is the cause. This shows that many health concerns for smokers and more horrendously “More than 10 times as many U.S. citizens have died prematurely from cigarette smoking than have died in all the wars fought by the United States during its history"(CDC 1). This means that more people die from cigarettes than fighting on the battlefield, which means that cigarettes are worse for the population than …show more content…
MD Health states that, “It is well known that when someone smokes, the resulting toxic air will affect both the smoker and the people around them, polluting the environment at the same time. This innovation known as the vaping or e-cigar claims to definitely and permanently reduce the harm caused by long exposure to tobacco, and ensure a cleaner breathing environment compared to traditional cigarettes. E-cigars promise to completely eliminate toxic compounds found in normal cigarettes such as formaldehyde and arsenic, as well as other carcinogenic elements”(MD Health 1). Many people who vape do not just do it for the heck of it. It has become much of a hobby due to the wide variety of products and devices out there. Almost any person who has vaped for a significant amount of time can tell you the pros and cons to it, but there aren’t very many

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