"Smoking leads to disease and disability and harms nearly every organ of the body. More than 16 million Americans are living with a disease caused by smoking" (CDC, 2017). Most of the products smoked are highly addictive, potentially leading to a lifetime of addiction and several chronic diseases. A new trend in the smoking industry are e-cigarettes (e-cigs). Despite their many misconceptions, most e-cigarettes contain nicotine, metals and other cancer-causing chemicals.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2017). Health Effects. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/health_effects/index.htm Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2018). Electronic Cigarettes: What's the bottom line? [PDF] (pp. 1-5). Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/pdfs/Electronic-Cigarettes-Infographic-508.pdf
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