Options Between The Advantages and Disadvantages of E-Cigarettes

The alternative way to be free from smoking cigarettes is mainly analyzed due to some reports of its harmful containing ingredients. However, this has also found to be helpful for many individuals who think that vaping is a good choice rather than to smoke a cigarette that can eventually cause diseases and illnesses.

During 2006 was the hit of electronic cigarettes in the market and its sales have indeed skyrocketed from billions worth of money. The estimated e-cigarette users were about 4 million and so; this means that investing it as a business made thousands of people gain its profits. Most likely, there are some believes that the use of electronic cigarettes is safe and can be a potential solution for those who are addicted to nicotine and tobacco.

Knowing its pros cons can help you decide which ones are best fitted as your final decision. Here are the following pros and cons to better weigh your options.


E-cigarettes contain nicotine- this ingredient alters the mood of puffing out real cigarettes. Compare this to tobacco which contains high levels of tar and other toxic chemicals that are harmful and a high-risk contribution to cause cancer, lung problems, and heart diseases.

It comes in different flavors- while some would say that it has a variation of nicotine level, some e-cigarettes don’t contain nicotine. Those that you can purchase with flavors and organic are better. Make sure that you’re reading labels before any purchase.

It has helped improved many lives- it has helped a lot of people to solve their smoking issues. It became a choice for those people who are excessive smokers. The risk of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is lowered due to the use of e-cigarettes. It provides and mimics the sensation to smoke. Another factor is that it also improves the environment. While tobacco is hard to remove from the air, the vapor of an electronic cigarette eventually evaporates into thin air leaving no risk to the environment.

It is more cost-effective- if you are to calculate the number of times you have spent your money every week in buying a pack of cigarette that means you have just wasted your cash instead of saving it. Whereas with an electronic cigarette and its accessories, you’re only going to spend an amount for an e-juice to vape.

No emission of second-hand smoking- the good thing with vaping is that you don’t have to smell the burnt tar, nicotine and other toxins that a tobacco cigarette have. You will only smell the flavor of an electronic liquid.


No long-term studies are showing that electronic cigarette is safe and it might be a potential health risk problem. Since this is still in the market, most new users are not savvy enough to dig into the details because electronic cigarettes are still on trend.

Most of the nicotine-containing substances are addictive, and individuals who are using e-cigarettes at an early age may develop an addiction to the usage of e-cigarette.

It does not come from the same manufacturer and distributor, so this can be risky as anyone can produce such electronic liquids and gadget.

There is no sales restriction which might cause selling to minors and may be the reason or trigger for smoking a tobacco cigarette.

Now that you have the pros and cons of an electronic cigarette, it’s about time that you weigh your options as to which are a better thing for you to do. There are hundreds of ways for you to eliminate smoking in your routine. If you consider electronic cigarette as a solution, It is best that you do more research before any purchase.

The Benefits, Dangers, Health Concerns About Vaping

electronic-cigarettes-by-numbers-infographicWhat came to mind the first time you saw somebody standing on a street corner vaping? Was it something that looked cool to you or were you curious? Then when you noticed actors and entertainers vaping, did it change your opinion? Does seeing others vaping make you want to give it a try, even if you don’t smoke?

Experts will tell you that for certain, seeing famous people vaping has made it even more popular than it would have been if only the average Joe was vaping. But, as vaping popularity grows, so the laws and restrictions. Some of the same laws for traditional cigarettes no apply to electronic cigarettes, such as minimum age allowed to purchase.

And the flavored liquids that are available for e-cigs, and there are many, is drawing the attention of teenagers and younger children. After all, it smells like candy, surely it tastes like candy too, right?  Of course not, but that is a child or teen’s logic and when paired with the it “looks cool”, they are going to want to at least try it.

Is The Vape Culture A Social Warzone?

Everything in everyday life is affected by social media today. From the fun and happy times to social issues and for certain, vaping, are all on social media, such as Facebook. Over the past few years, vaping has grown from only a few hundred people to 1000s vaping all around the universe.

Facebook had vaping group pages, but because of the negativity that comes with vaping, the powers there have cracked down on the groups. However, on Facebook, there is CASSA, a group with a membership of 1000 that are dedicated to eliminating those bans, educate the general public, and educate lawmakers as well.

Vaping Expansion is Happening

Because there is a “certain” type of people that vape, like there are certain types that attend Comic Con, muscle car show, or the rodeo, there is a convention for vapors too.  In cities across the country, there are 1000s that attend the Electronic Cigarette Convention and Vapefest. Another popular convention is held in California, The International Cloud Championships and in Las Vegas, there is the World Series of Vape.

Defining Vaping

So, we have discussed the pros and cons of vaping and the social admiration or social stigma of vaping. But what exactly is vaping? The first thing anyone considering taking up vaping should now is that there is more than one type of vaporizer. Vaping is inhaling water vapor from an electronic cigarette.

There is a flavored e-liquid inside the vape device that is a gaseous form that can have a varying amount of nicotine. One thing you’ll notice different about traditional cigarette smoking and vaping is that the vaper is thick and has an aroma that comes from the e-liquid.

Is Vaping Harmful – The Great Debate

The debate about vaping is on-going and as it grows in popularity, the more debate there is, or so it seems. Is vaping a harmless solution for those trying to kick their nicotine addiction?

There has been much research and many studies done to determine this, and that research and studying is still in process.

One three-month study with 2,100 participants for 30 days found that just over 30% of the participants used vaping to quit smoking. And interesting note regarding the test was the follow-up afterward found that those that went to vaping made a bigger effort to quit their nicotine addiction than those that didn’t use vaporizers.

When it came to the bank account, those that switched to vaping from traditional cigarettes found that it saved them money. While the starter kit can be a small investment, supplying it with batteries and e-liquids are less expensive than buying pack after pack of traditional cigarettes. Vaping also saves money on auto, health, and home insurance as smokers have a greater risk to insurance companies.