Vaping is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Known as the better and healthier alternative for regular cigarettes, many are already hooked up on this habit that in fact, 21% of all US smokers are already using vapes alongside with regular tobaccos. On the other hand, many sees e-cigarettes as a cessation device that can help them quit their smoking habit much easier and faster compared to other cessation methods like nicotine gums, patch or lozenges.
Having said that, many people still hold on to some misleading beliefs about vaping despite the numerous studies that claims otherwise. For instance, there are many who believe that the vapors that comes out of e-cigarettes– like smoking, can place the health of its user and people around them at great risk like getting cancer. According to this myth, vaping contains some carcinogenic elements similar to those traditional cigarettes, which is not true at all.
Quite the opposite, e-juices, the substance that the battery-powered coil of e-cigarettes converts into vapor, only contains ingredients that are totally safe for human consumption. This includes vegetable glycerin, propylene glycol, artificial flavoring, and finally, a pharmaceutical grade nicotine. Nicotine, a powerful habit-forming substance that can also be found in tobacco cigarettes, is the only substance that is the subject of debate for years now. However, it is important to take note that not all e-juices have nicotine mixed with them. In fact, there are a lot e-juices available in the market that doesn’t contain any single trace of nicotine at all.
There are still a lot of misconceptions surrounding the world of vaping. To help you dispel these myths, check out this infographic from Vape Icon as they have gathered ten facts that everyone gets wrong about vaping.