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VAPING VS SMOKING

Harm

HARM

Smoking is bad for your health as the toxins produced by burning tobacco cause smoking-related illnesses. The majority of health benefits are seen when you stop smoking completely. Some people find cutting down as a helpful step to quitting, but stopping smoking completely should be the end goal.

RELATIVE HARM

  • Smoking 100%
  • Smoking less and vaping 85%
  • Vaping only 6%
  • Not smoking or vaping 0%

Vaping is not harmless, but it is much less harmful than smoking.

The healthiest option is not to vape or smoke. Don’t vape if you don’t smoke. Only vape to quit smoking.

NICOTINE

NICOTINE​

Smoking and vaping both deliver nicotine. The difference is cigarettes deliver it by burning tobacco, which creates many harmful toxins. Vaping delivers nicotine in e-liquid, which is a much less harmful way.

In smoking, the amount of nicotine in cigarettes is generally fixed, and how much you get depends on how you smoke. In vaping, the amount of nicotine depends on the strength of e-liquid you choose, and how you vape.

The healthiest option is not to vape or smoke. Don’t vape if you don’t smoke. Only vape to quit smoking.

FACT CHECK

While nicotine is addictive, it doesn’t cause cancer. Understand nicotine and vaping. ‘Some people get addicted to nicotine after smoking just few cigarettes.’

FEEL

FEEL

Vaping is not smoking, but some people find vaping works to help them quit because it offers experiences similar to smoking a cigarette. Vaping has a similar hand-to-mouth action as smoking, and it can also be social.

The best option is not to vape or smoke. Don’t vape if you don’t smoke. Only vape to quit smoking.

FACT CHECK

‘Vaping provides sensations similar to smoking a cigarette. They provide taste and throat sensations that are close to smoking.’

COST

COST

Aside from the initial $40-$60 approximate setup cost, vaping costs much less than smoking.

Twenty cigarettes per day can add up to $9,000 a year. Vaping can cost $900 a year. Try the cost calculator to make more comparisons.

The cheapest option is not to vape or smoke. Don’t vape if you don’t smoke. Only vape to quit smoking.

FACT CHECK

‘The lower cost of e-cigarettes, as well as their ability to help respondents quit or reduce smoking, were also common reasons cited for usage.’

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