Essay On E-Cigarette

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E-cigarette: Is it safe? Kristy grew up in a small town in Tennessee and smoked her first cigarette at age 13 with an older sister. Many of her friends and family members smoked. Kristy followed in their footsteps and became a regular smoker. By age 33, Kristy had been smoking for 20 years. She smoked three packs a day, had developed a deep smoker's cough, and was short of breath. She tried using electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) as a way to cut back on cigarette smoking, but she continued to smoke regular cigarettes. Her cough didn’t get better, and eventually, she stopped using e-cigarettes and went back to smoking only regular cigarettes. A few months later, her right lung collapsed, which can be life threatening. She was rushed to the …show more content…

Gilbert and eventually, a modern version of it was invented in 2003 by a Chinese pharmacist, Hon Lik. He was a smoker himself and invented e-cigarette after his father died due to lung cancer. The reason of his invention is to create a device that would serve as an alternative to the traditional cigarette that could offer lesser risks and harmful chemicals (A look at the history of electronic cigarettes). However, e-cigarette has become dangerous, popular, and unguaranteed. Because e-cigarette has become a hot topic around the world, FDA and other health experts should come to a decision in which the users could be the …show more content…

It shows that e-cigarettes have become more popular to the students than the traditional cigarette. It surprisingly increases the percentage of the use of e-cigarettes and some health experts said, on the given survey result, it could lead to abusive use of e-cigarettes. Well, because of this survey, I can conclude that it will not be a surprise for the health experts that nicotine addiction will still continue increasing in the coming

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