Smoking is an “inhalation of a mixture that's caused by combusting tobacco plants and other chemicals within. Whereas in e-cigarettes, you are aerosolizing in a liquid. By definition, that's a very different exposure.” via @caheredia21
South Korea advises people to stop using liquid e-cigarettes due to growing health concerns and vows to speed up an investigation into whether to ban sales. More here:
Typical e-cigarettes have between six and 30 milligrams of nicotine per milliliter of vape liquid. One Juul pod packs in 59 milligrams. That’s three times the nicotine levels permitted in the EU, which is why Juul isn’t sold there.
Vaping, which turns liquid into vapor to breathe in,was once touted as a way to quit smoking. But are vapes and e-cigarettes healthy?
E-cigarettes shaped like USB flash drives, such as JUUL, use liquid nicotine pods that contain nicotine. Nicotine can lead to addiction and harm the developing brain. Know the risks of youth e-cigarette use. #VitalSigns
Scientists say the tiny metal coils that heat the liquid nitrogen in e-cigarettes may contaminate the resulting vapor with lead, chromium, manganese and nickel.