What does it do to me?
The two main risks of vaping are nicotine addiction and exposure to toxic, carcinogenic substances.
"It's not as bad as smoking."
Nicotine affects how our brains function, which can lead to mental health problems such as depression, stress, and anxiety.
…of teenagers who vape are more likely to develop asthma than those who don't.
Flavoured vaping liquids.
E-liquids hide the truth.
E-liquids mostly comprise of propylene glycol, vegetable glycerine, flavouring, and nicotine.
…flavour categories have been banned in Canada: dessert flavours, confectionery flavours, cannabis flavours, energy drink flavours, and soft drink flavours.
Heavy metals such as cadmium, lead, nickel, tin, and copper are found in e-cigarette aerosols.
Repeated vaping can lead to throat and trachea irritations and increase the likelihood of contracting the flu.
Vaping increases the risk of cold sore transmissions and oral fungal infections (i.e., yeast infections).
The nicotine in e-cigarettes throws the brain off balance, potentially leading to mental health problems such as depression, stress, and anxiety.