Many people are abandoning cigarettes for electronic cigarettes. One in five Americans knows about electronic cigarettes. More than 70% of French smokers use e-cigs to reduce or quit smoking. In the UK, there were over 3 million e-cigarette users in 2015.
Vaping is also popular in the US. As of 2014, about 12% of American adults had tried electronic cigarettes. According to a number of studies, daily e-cig users are more likely to be older adults. That debunks the myth popularized by mainstream media that most users of electronic cigarettes are teenagers. Most vapers are adult men. However, the number of women adopting vaping is also rising.
Vaping makes economic sense. By switching from cigarettes to electronic cigarettes, you will save a lot of money. Smoking is an expensive habit. If you are a pack-a-day smoker, you will spend over $2,500 on cigarettes each year. On the other hand, the yearly expense of a rechargeable e-cigarette is around $600.
People use electronic cigarettes for various reasons. Some people use them so that to circumvent smoke-free laws and policies. Most public places have cigarette bans. That is because of the massive risks of cigarettes. However, you can vape in many public places including restaurants and bars.
Vaping will not damage your health or the health of others. According to Public Health England and the World Health Organization (WHO), vaping is 95% safer than smoking. Electronic cigarettes will not leave a bad smell on your clothes. However, cigarettes will give you bad breath and will make your clothes to smell bad.
On the packaging of cigarettes, the label clearly states that they are dangerous for health. There are 599 chemicals in a cigarette. They include 43 cancer-causing compounds and 400 other toxins. The number one cause of lung cancer is cigarettes. They are the leading cause of preventable death in the world. Cigarettes have nicotine, which is a highly addictive substance.
Vaping will not kill you. Actually, vaping is a great hobby. Electronic cigarettes look cool. They have highly sophisticated designs. If you are new to e-cigs, you should start with first-generation devices. Later, you can graduate to 2nd and 3rd generation devices.