Dr Col explores common misconceptions around vaping in his latest ‘Vape Truths’ series of videos. These are my repone to Dr Kar’s vape truth videos for Quensland Health, which are anything but truthful.
To find out more, go to Dr Col’s Frequently Asked Questions on vaping here
1. Secret Ingredients
Most of the chemicals in vapour are present at very low doses and most cause little or no harm.
2. Cloudy with a Chance of Cancer
Vaping significantly reduces the risk of cancer relative to smoking.
3. Toxic Traits
Vapour is far less toxic than cigarette smoke and has a far lower risk of cancer than smoking.
4. A Respiratory Story
Vaping nicotine does not cause serious harm to the lungs.
Vapes incorrectly labelled as nicotine-free are dodgy disposable products sold on the black market, not from reputable businesses.
6. Vaping Blows
There has never been a single death caused by vaping nicotine.
7. Huffing and Puffing
When smokers switch to vaping, their breathing improves substantially.
8. Up in Smoke
Vaping is not completely risk-free but is substantially safer than deadly cigarettes.