Saturday, July 01, 2017

What is Vaping, and how dangerous is it really?




Vaping is relatively new, and there is a lot of misinformation floating around. Media in particular has been known to misinterpret and blow out of proportion some of the research that has been done, while leaving out other crucial facts. This is an attempt to clear up some of the common misconceptions.

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95% - Juice - Second hand vaping poster
Popcorn lung - Explosion - Kids poster
More visual learning posters
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Sources:
Some of these reports and studies touches on several points, but I have tried to categorize them for ease of referral.

95% safer than smoking:
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/e-cigarettes-around-95-less-harmful-than-tobacco-estimates-landmark-review

In regards to passive vaping:
http://www.ecigarette-research.com/web/index.php/2013-04-07-09-50-07/2014/184-passive-vape

http://www.ecigarette-research.org/research/index.php/whats-new/whatsnew-2015/226-sp

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4110871/

Regarding popcorn lung:
http://dailycaller.com/2015/12/14/media-bias-exposed-popcorn-lung-chemical-750-times-greater-in-tobacco-vs-e-cigarettes/#ixzz3uTAeFrqg

http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/15-10185/

Battery safety:
http://batteryuniversity.com/learn/article/lithium_ion_safety_concerns

Who uses electronic cigarettes?
http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/ghs/opinions-and-lifestyle-survey/adult-smoking-habits-in-great-britain--2013/stb-opn-smoking-2013.html#tab-Use-of-e-cigarettes--and-the-relationship-to-smoking

Big tobacco market share:
http://motherboard.vice.com/read/big-tobacco-has-officially-lost-its-hold-on-the-e-cigarette-market

3 comments:

Cei Vape said...

Thanks. This is a great graphic.
I will be sharing this on my page
facebook.com/CeiVapes

R Davis said...

Thank you for this. I would like to print and share it in the community

Unknown said...

Typo on BT box on second infographic. "While tobacco companies has ..." Has should be have.