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2016

Stephen F. Austin State University

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Electronic Cigarettes: Truth Or Toxic?, Timothy S. Turner, Alyx S. Frantzen Mar 2016

Electronic Cigarettes: Truth Or Toxic?, Timothy S. Turner, Alyx S. Frantzen

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With the increasing research on the hazards of cigareDes, people are looking for a safer alterna>ve to smoking. Electronic CigareDes were introduced in the early 2000’s to serve this purpose, and they are gaining increasing popularity. Many e-cigareDe companies claim that the use of e-cigareDes is completely harmless because of combus>on of the organic liquids would cause the inhala>on of only water vapor and carbon dioxide along with the flavors and nico>ne. Companies also adver>se their products to help smokers quit smoking. Recently, “vaping” has grown increasingly popular especially with minors since several states ...