Why Do People Use Electronic Cigarettes?

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Everyone should know that smoking cigarettes is a bad habit and is dangerous for the user's health. Yet, these cancer causing, teeth yellowing, bad breath causing cigarettes are still being smoked everyday by people all over the world. It used to be seen as cool to smoke and it seemed like everyone did it. Like a fashion fad, smoking cigarettes soon became out of style. People still smoke, but not as much as they used to. In 2003 electronic cigarettes were first introduced the United States as a safer alternative, making smoking or vaping, as its called now, a cool fad again. Smoking had been at an all time low until recently when alternatives to traditional smoking such electronic cigarettes or hookah have become popular especially among the younger generation(Rifkin para. 2). Many smokers are now using electronic cigarettes over traditional …show more content…

Electronic cigarettes allow users to inhale a vapor containing nicotine. The vapor that is produced it is not as harmful for the user. Traditional cigarettes have been proven to cause cancer and cause other various problems, and electronic cigarettes have not yet been linked to the same problems (EverSmoke para. 25). Many public spaces are now becoming smoke free, which means for those who use traditional cigarettes can not smoke there. Electronic cigarettes can be used almost anywhere because they produce vapor not smoke. Since electronic cigarettes do not produce smoke they do not expose others to secondhand emissions (American Lung para. 13) According to Nina Combs from Men’s Fitness, the Public Health England (PHE) has declared that electronic cigarettes are 95% less harmful than traditional cigarettes because they contain less harmful chemicals. These lead smokers to like electronic cigarettes because they appear that they are safer to use around other

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