Essay Morgan MaxeyDr NelsonEnglish 200Electric Cigarettes Vs

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Morgan Maxey

Dr. Nelson

English 200

Electric Cigarettes vs Tobacco Cigarettes

Many people in the United States smoke tobacco cigarettes, but what many people

dont want to admit is that smoking, no matter how much or how often, is harmful.

People dont tend to think about the effects of smoking because the effects dont show

till years later in life. Smoking causes second hand smoke to those around you and

over the years it has caused a lot of damage to the environment.These effects have

become a bigger topic in the United States recently causing more and more peopke to

want to stop smoking. Scientise have created a new type of smoking device that can

help you quit smoking because you can control the amount of nicotine you get out of

each puff. It's called an E-cigarette. It's a simple device that works just like a normal

cigarette but only contains as much nicotine as you want it to. Being able to control the

amount has helped several people quit smoking completely over time. Due to the ability

to stop causing second hand smoke and help save the environment, all on top of the

change to quit smokeing, has caused thousands of people to put out their tobacco

filled cigarettes and pick up and safer and healthier E-cigarette.

E-cigarette can help second hand smoke because there is no nicotine smoke

getting blown at you or around you. Second hand smoke is just the same as actually

smoking a cigarette. "As expected, the toxic substances found in the cigarette smoke

far outweighed the traces found in e-cigarette vapor. More than 20 volatile organic o

compounds were detected in cigarette smoke; traof six of these elements were found in

the electronic cigarette vapor. Once exhaled, the E-cigarette vapor was found to

contain miniscule amount of nicotine and flavoring. The primary compound detected in

the exhaled vapor was propylene glycol, which is present in many of the foods we eat

has been deemed safe by the FDA," (v2cigs)."Despite being the first of its kind, this

study proves what proponents of the electronic cigarette industry have been saying for

years: second-hand vapor is not harmful. It is doubtful that these findings will have

much of an impact on prominent anti-smoking groups, but it is certainly a step in the

right direction.Despite being the first of its kind, this study proves what proponents of

the electronic cigarette industry have been saying for years: second-hand vapor is not

harmful. It is doubtful that these findings will have much of an impact on prominent

anti-smoking groups, but it is certainly a step in the right direction," (v2cigs).

Cigarettes harm the environment because it's killing off trees and plants.

"Approximately 5 million hectares (600 million trees) of forest are destroyed each year

to provide trees to dry tobacco," ( oxygen.org).But cigarettes cause more the the

environment because [w]hen it rains, cigarette butts lying in our streets and gutters are

washed in to our harbours, beaches and rivers. The chemicals in these butts and the

butts themselves impact on our water quality and can bedeadly to our marine life

(Oxygen.org) Most people don't think anything about throwing there cigarette bud out

the window going down the street or when there just walking to just throw them on the

ground but "Cigarette butts can take up to 12 months to break down in fresh water and

up to five years to break down in sea water," (oxygen.org).

E-cigarettess can help smokers stop smoking because you can control your

nicotine level. You can choose you level between zero percent to hundred percent for…