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What is an electronic cigarette?

A device that uses a small battery and a heater, called an atomizer, to vaporize a nicotine solution for inhalation.

Are electronic cigarettes for quitting smoking?

Electronic cigarettes are intended as an alternative to smoking tobacco cigarettes. They are not designed to treat nicotine addiction, only provide nicotine in a safer manner. However, many experts agree that switching to electronic cigarettes is almost as good as quitting smoking. Additionally, some people have reportedly used the reduced nicotine levels available to wean themselves off of nicotine altogether and now use 0 mg nicotine liquid.

Is it safe?

While nothing is 100% safe and further testing needs to be done regarding long-term use, based on the fact that they contain only ingredients already shown to be safe for human consumption and
research studies show that they do not contain most of the toxins or levels of carcinogens that are found in tobacco cigarettes, we are reasonably certain they are considerably safer than tobacco cigarette smoking.

"The American Association of Public Health Physicians (AAPHP) supports the use of electronic cigarettes as a reduced harm
tobacco product. The AAPHP released a statement that electronic cigarettes '“could save the lives of 4 million of the 8 million current adult American smokers who will otherwise die of a tobacco-related illness over the next 20 years."

(Information gathered from
CASAA.com and the American Association of Public Health Physicians)

Doesn’t nicotine cause cancer?
Nicotine is an addictive stimulant, similar to caffeine and is not shown to cause cancer. Although nicotine use carries other possible health risks, without the tobacco smoke, it is relatively low risk.