10 Facts That Everyone Gets Wrong About Vaping

shutterstock_233695804Many people are giving up cigarettes and have switched to vaping. Many people who have tried to quit smoking, fail. The success rate is much higher when they switch to vaping. Before you consider making the change, there are 10 facts you should know about it.

#1 Vape Pens Are Different Than E-Cigs

The type of E-Cigs that you find in gas stations and convenience stores closely resemble a cigarette and are made by the tobacco companies. Vape pens are only sold in vape shops and are more advanced than the traditional E-Cig.

#2 4 E-Juice Ingredients  

There are only four ingredients in E-Juice. The first ingredient is vegetable glycerin. This is an all natural ingredient. The second ingredient is propylene glycol. This is the main ingredient in albuterol, which is the medication that is put in inhalers for asthma patients. Next is the flavoring. This can be either natural or artificial. Finally is the nicotine. The levels vary to the user’s preference.

#3 Vape Pens Use Little or No Nicotine

Vape pens use low levels of nicotine. Recent sales figures show that the vape pens which contain lower than 6 milligrams of nicotine sell better than those with more than 6 milligrams.

#4 Minor Laws Are Being Passed In Many States

When these products first came out, anyone could buy them. Today, it is illegal to sell vape pens to minors in 10 states and the law is pending in over a dozen other states. Eventually, it will be illegal for minors to purchase these products in every state.

#5 E-Juice Companies Are Regulating Themselves

When you purchase a bottle of E-Juice, there are several warnings on the label. This is not because the state or government has told them to. They are doing it on their own. They are also using childproof caps.

#6 Vapor Is Less Dangerous Than Tobacco Smoke

Some people have heard that it is safer to vape than smoke, and some have heard that it is more dangerous. It is actually safer. There have been studies performed in 2012 which revealed that vaping is much safer and poses less human risk than tobacco cigarettes.

#7 Public Use Is Controversial

Vaping in public has become a controversial issue. Advocates believe that it should be allowed in vape shops. If not, the customer cannot try the product before they purchase it.

#8 It Can Help You Quit Smoking

A recent study has shown that 72 percent of former smokers are now vaping. Vaping is an excellent tool to help you quit smoking. Of the people who tried to vape to quit, only 6 percent relapsed to smoking tobacco cigarettes.

#9 Health Organizations See the Benefits

Many health organizations around the world have acknowledged the health benefits of vaping.

#10 Studies

Many people believe that no studies have been done to prove how safe vape pens are. This is not true. There have been several studies done, therefore, consumers can trust in the safety of the product.