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New Forest Ecig StoreAs vaping sky-rockets in popularity the arguments continue about whether it’s safer than smoking tobacco products. There have been more than a few studies that are proving yes, vaping is a safer way to go than tobacco cigarettes.


A new search was done by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), called “Nicotine without Smoke: Tobacco Harm Reduction.” The 200 page review established that the general health perils that may be linked to e-cigarettes was much less a concern than that of tobacco cigarettes. The RCP expounds, “Some harm from sustained exposure to low levels of toxins over many years may yet emerge, but the magnitude of these risk relative to those of sustained tobacco smoking is likely to be small.” The report concluded that smoking vapor products modelled a less than 5% risk in comparison to tobacco cigarettes.


As explained in the study the RCP stated vaping has become a dependable source for traditional tobacco smokers to quit smoking entirely or to successfully cut back their habit concerning tobacco products. The report showed that vaping has become more widely used for smoking cessation than marketed Nicotine Replacement Therapies (NRT).


The health issues associated with tobacco cigarettes are generally known facts due to extensive research and a steady flow of media reports by the healthcare industry. Nicotine in tobacco cigarettes is addictive. Tobacco and myriad of other chemicals are known to be carcinogens. According to WebMD these chemicals can cause serious diseases including COPD, vascular disease, lung cancer, upper airway and esophageal cancer.


There are very few ingredients in the e-liquids used in vaping products, in comparison to tobacco cigarettes with their vast number of hazardous chemicals. In e-liquids the three main compounds are vegetable glycerin, propylene glycol and flavorings. All three are safely used in common household products and foods. Propylene Glycol is an ingredient in food coloring, a flavor carrier in processed foods, and additive in cosmetics, and medications. Vegetable glycerin is made from plant oils including coconut, palm, and soy. It’s often used in lotions, shampoos, and toothpastes.


In their favor, e-cigarettes and other vape products contain no tobacco. Some do, however, contain nicotine. Although there are some that are nicotine-free. The amount of nicotine in an e-liquid can vary, but the average is between 6mg and 24mg. It’s up to the vape smoker to choose the level he needs. This can be an advantage for the smoker attempting to quit. He can lower his nicotine levels at his own pace.


With vaping there is no second-hand smoke problems. The “smoke” is a vapor caused by the e-liquid being heated. In traditional cigarettes the smoke contains tobacco and other hazardous chemicals, posing a risk to bystanders. The vapor created by vaping products is tobacco-free, and carries no potential second-hand smoke health concerns.


To get more information concerning the safety of vaping visit our Houston vape store. Our trained employees will be able to answer any of your questions, and they can assist you with choosing the right vape products to fit all your needs.



  1. Royal College of Physicians. “Nicotine Without Smoke: Tobacco Harm Reduction”

26 June 2013


  1. WebMD. “E-cigarettes 101”

27 June 2016