Don’t have to step outside to smoke
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The Dangers of E-Cigs
How they work:
1. Insert flavored liquid into the top
2. Wait for the E- Cig to evaporate the liquid
3. Once there is enough vapor you can begin to smoke
Harmful Effects of E-Cigs
• Addictive —> NICOTINE.
• Step in becoming a smoker.
• Contain toxins, unsafe chemicals, and carcinogens.
• Lowers immune system.
• Unable to clear out virus/bacteria in lungs.
• Susceptible to asthma.
• Heart Disease
• GAMBLE WITH THE UNKNOWN.
Why would a smoker choose e-cigs?
“You can just go online and click yes.”
There is a rumor that you can quit smoking by using e-cigarettes.
It has flavors to appeal to the consumer, as well as the nicotine to keep them coming back for more.
“E-cigarettes ‘may Harm the Lungs and Immune System'”
Bbc.com. BBC News, 5 Feb. 2015. Web. 03 June 2015.
Haelle, Tara. “Teen Vaping Triples: E-Cigarettes, Hookahs Threaten
Drop In Teen Tobacco Use.” Forbes.com. Forbes Magazine, 17 Apr. 2015. Web. 03 June 2015.
Leonard, Kimberly. “E-Cigarette Use Triples Among Teens.”
Usnews.com. U.S. News & World Report LP, 16 Apr. 2015. Web. 3 June 2015.
Stillblowingsmoke.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 June 2015.
Tavernise, Sabrina. “Use of E-Cigarettes Rises Sharply Among
Teenagers, Report Says.” Nytimes.com. The New York Times Company, 16 Apr. 2015. Web. 03 June 2015.
Tozzi, John. “E-Cigarette Use Among Teens Tripled in 2014.”
Bloomberg.com. Bloomberg LP, 16 Apr. 2015. Web. 3 June 2015.
“Some e-cigarettes have candy flavoring, which could make them appealing to kids.”
“We want parents to know that nicotine is dangerous for kids at any age, whether it’s an e-cigarette, hookah, cigarette or cigar.”
“Nicotine exposure at a young age may cause lasting harm to brain development, promote addiction, and lead to sustained tobacco use.”
“E-cigarettes forces us to confront the reality that the progress we have made in reducing youth cigarette smoking rates is being threatened,”
“Further, the proposed regulations do not limit advertising or flavors such as bubblegum, cherry or chocolate that attract kids.”
Major Ingredients in the Liquid
They’re Sold to You
1. Nicotine – Addictive
2. Propylene Glycol and Glycerin – Toxins and Skin/throat irritation
“But another new study raises the possibility that the liquids used to produce e-cigarette vapors could contain carcinogens or harmful ingredients” (New York Times).
Formaldehyde – Carcinogen, used to preserve dead tissue (such as octopus)
STOP THE TREND. BE SMART, STAY HEALTHY.