Understanding the risks and dangers of E-cigarettes.

Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, include e-pens, e-pipes, e-hookah, and e-cigars are known collectively as ENDS – electronic nicotine delivery systems. According to the FDA, e-cigarettes are devices that allow users to inhale an aerosol containing nicotine or other substances.*

Unlike traditional cigarettes, e-cigarettes are generally battery-operated and use a heating element to heat e-liquid from a refillable cartridge, releasing a chemical-filled aerosol.*

*http://www.lung.org

What’s in the Aerosol? It’s NOT Water Vapor…

There is Nicotine

Fine and ultrafine particles delivered are similar to conventional cigarettes

Some tobacco specific carcinogens and toxins have been documented

Proplyene glycol which can cause respiratory distress and illness

Heavy metals, including tin, silver, iron, nickel, aluminum, copper, magnesium and more!

Are you ready to take all this in?

Watch this video for the answer.

Most E-cigarettes contain NICOTINE,
which causes ADDICTION,
may harm brain development and could lead
to continued tobacco product use amoung youth.

Know The Facts

Learn THE FACTS on e-cigarette use among youth and young adults by a message from the U.S. Surgeon General. 

Click here

Chemicals found in E-Cigarettes

Arsenic

Also found in…

Cadmium

Like in…

Formaldehyde

Like found in…

Lithium

It’s not rocket science, it’s…

Do yourself a favor and don’t image search…

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