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Oh regular cigs don't? Hold on guys im going to buy a pack and a lighter. rolleyes.gif

Said no one ever.

Seriously...
post #12 of 371
Smoking not healthy? Why, it provides excellent throat protection!


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Yea, studies will find what you want them to.

Still, smoking is the worse habit I picked up. You know I spend $80 a week on our cigarettes. $320 a month, $3,840 a year.

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Smoking not healthy? Why, it provides excellent throat protection!


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post #14 of 371
Looking at the abstract of the study it would seem it's the flavour that was been added to the e-cig that is causing the issue.

https://aaas.confex.com/aaas/2016/webprogram/Paper16208.html
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Sure! Just as soon as you stop blowing your smoke in our faces and stinking up the streets. smile.gif

I smoked for 13 years then quit cold turkey. I can't tell you how bad everything I owned stunk. It was rancid.


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Why, Because it's healthier? Stop hating.

It's better to think of it as "less harmful" than "healthier" since e-cigs aren't healthy at all. They're just nowhere near as bad as regular cigarettes.
    
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Next week we will see this debunked, and ironically comes down to who funded the science

thank you.

I smoked 2 packs a day of camel non filterer's for 10 years straight--

I haven't smoked a single cigarette in over a year thanks to my vapor tank.

Here's how I look at it...

Cigarettes kill you and others around you = fact.

Vaping may cause some health issues, but it's incomparable to cigarette smoke....

So... i'll take my chances with the vapor until I can ween off of it. Tobacco companies are going to pay millions to scientists and doctors to publish reports such as the one in the OP. It's up to common sense to decide which is better.

Not smoking/vaping is always the best option, but i'll take vaping as the lesser of 2 evils when I know cigarette smoke will almost kill me with 100% chances.
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Why, Because it's healthier? Stop hating.

It's better to think of it as "less harmful" than "healthier" since e-cigs aren't healthy at all. They're just nowhere near as bad as regular cigarettes.

 

This.

 

It's like claiming that drinking 4 or 5 pints a day is okay, since it's healthier than drinking a bottle of vodka.

   
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Good for those that don't smoke. But vaping is a better alternative to smoking cigarettes. It's a hard habit to throw away.
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