It is not always easy to detect the true and the false regarding the information circulating on the electronic cigarette. If some of the myths about vaping are stubborn, it is important to put the truth back at the heart of the debate. Here are five of the biggest myths around e-cigarettes.
VAPOTAGE IS NOT A GATEWAY TO TOBACCO FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
(In Canada, researchers from University of Victoria have been able to say that there is no evidence that the vape can act as a gateway to youth smoking.)
THERE IS NO COMBUSTION IN THE E-CIGARETTE, THERE IS NO PASSIVE VAPOTAGE. AT CONTRARIO, PASSIVE TOBACCO IS AVERATED AND DANGEROUS.
(Result of a study "Passive Exposure of Electronic Cigarette Steam" published by The Oxford Journal)
ON VAPOTAGE, NO ADVERSE EFFECT WAS DETECTED ON AORTA
("The e-cigarette does not cause heart problems or cancer" - Konstantinos Farsalinos Source: Research at the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center in Greece)
E-CIGARETTES ARE VERY WIDELY USED TO REDUCE RISK AND HELP SMOKERS LEAVE SMOKING
(Source: 19 000 Consumer Survey conducted by The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health)
VARIETY IS IMPORTANT TO HELP VAPOTE TO FINALLY LEAVE TOBACCO
(According to a study by The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 48% of respondents say that a ban on flavors could put them back into smoking)