Four questions and answers about the safety of e-cigarettes
Since quite a few e-cigarette users fell ill in the United States in 2019, many questions have been asked about these products in terms of safety. Here are four frequently asked questions and their answers:
1. Have so many people died of e-cigarettes in America?
The number of people who experienced lung complaints after using e-cigarettes rose rapidly to several thousand patients in the United States in 2019. Dozens of them are believed to die, some of which may be due to e-cigarettes. It is also important to report that the e-liquid in these products contains vitamin E acetate. This is a type of oil that can cause serious problems in the lungs.
2. Where do these products come from?
Vitamin E for use in e-liquid is certainly not normal. It resembles the work of hobbyists with a lack of knowledge or illegal traders who have brought dangerous products to the market. E-cigarettes and the accompanying liquids are subject to strict regulations in the United States and the Netherlands.
3. Are e-cigarettes dangerous?
You can assume that e-cigarettes and e-liquids that are legally available can be used safely. It is not yet clear what the long-term effects of vapors are, in addition, nicotine is an addictive substance. Nicotine is not present in all e-liquids. The main ingredients of legal products are Propylene Glycol and / or Vegetable Glycerine.
4. What does the government think of vapors?
While the British government sees e-cigarettes as a means to quit smoking, the Dutch government is less enthusiastic about vaporizers than is the case in Great Britain. The