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Breaking the Addiction : An E-Cig Overview

Breaking the Addiction: An E-Cig Overview From aggressive D.A.R.E. campaigns to 'Surgeon's General' warning labels, it is safe to assume that everyone is aware of the dangers posed by cigarette smoke. www.electriccigarettetree.com NONETHELESS 1.1 billion 2.2 billion smokers in the world currently smokers in the world by 2025 WHY IS THIS? The addictive ingredients in cigarettes fuel continued use, regardless of: blatant, health consequences. The following data highlights current cigarette statistics AND the benefits of making the switch to electronic cigarettes, as a healthier way to combat addiction. Shocking! Smoking Facts 3 million cigarettes Each year, trillions of cigarette filters filled with toxic chemicals are expelled into the environment as 300 million smokers min. 1.7 trillion cigarettes consumed a year discarded waste. 8 or 9 milligrams of nicotine can kill the average adult if wholly-ingested nicotine content Total number of deaths from human Ambergris -aka. “whale vomit" - is just one the hundreds of cigarette additives. Deaths by tobacco each year immunodeficiency virus (HIV). illegal drug use, alcohol use, motor vehicle injuries, suicides, and murders The chemical 'Benzene' is a known cause of "acute myeloid "Radioactive lead' and 'polonium' are two properties that are present in cigarette smoke. leukemia," and 90% of benzene exposure within the U.S. comes solely from cigarette smoke. On average, adults who smoke cigarettes die 14 years earlier than nonsmokers. Based on current cigarette smoking patterns, an estimated 25 mitlion Americans who are alive today will die prematurely from smoking-related illnesses, including 5 million people younger than 18 years of age. Secondhand smoke alone contains more than H-CEN Hydrogen cyanide, a toxic byproduct found in cigarette smoke, was used as a genocidal chemical agent during World War II. 50 cancer-causing chemical compounds,11 of which are known to be Group 1 carcinogens. 49,400 deaths every occur from secondhand smoke exposure. On a global scale, an estimated 80,000 to 100,000 adults pick up a smoking habit. Worldwide, one in five teens (ages 13 to 15) routinely smoke cigarettes. Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the world. Tobacco use is expected to claim one billion lives within this century, alone. Approximately 25% of youth within the Western Pacific Region has died today from tobacco use. one billion lives Every eight seconds, someone in the world dies from tobacco-related causes. This figure translates in an annual average of 5 million deaths. Half of all long-term smokers will die a tobacco-related death. Traditional cigarettes contains over 4,800 chemicals; 69 of which are 4,800 chemicals Smoking has been proven to harm nearly every organ of the human body. 69 are carcinogenic known to cause cancer. Smoking is not only the leading cause of lung cancer and COPD, but is also one of the leading causes of coronary heart disease and stroke. The Emergence of Electronic Cigarettes In recent years, numerous studies have been conducted on the safety and effectiveness of electronic cigarettes. While there are a few reported side effects that include: The health benefits of e-cigarettes far outweigh the hazardous side effects of traditional cigarettes. Imouth/throat irritation Inausea Iheadaches WHY? Electronic Cigarettes Are : Since nicotine is the ingredient in cigarettes that propels addiction, electronic cigarettes emit far'lower nicotine levels - curbing cravings on a lower-risk scale. more affordable than traditional cigarettes cleaner and safer than traditional cigarettes Furthermore thought to significantly reduce overall, smoking habits 31% of first-time, electronic cigarette users reportedly quit smoking. 31% made up of four basic properties: I vaporizing fluid | distilled water I natural flavors/essential oils I nicotine Of those who quit smoking. 34.3% 34.3% discontinued the use of electronic cigarettes, as well. Additional Benefits : 66.8% of respondents reported reducing the number of cigarettes they smoked after using electronic cigarettes. 66.8% ability to smoke in nonsmoking areas considerate alternative in presence of non-smokers 48.8% of respondents reported quitting smoking for a period of time after using electronic cigarettes. 48.8% zero ash Among respondents using electronic cigarettes frequently (more than 20 times per day), the six-month smoking abstinence rate was 70%. eliminates risks of burns/ fires. 70% no carbon monoxide CO fragrant, subtle odor As nicotine itself is not known to be a carcinogen, electronic cigarettes serve as the optimal, smoking alternative. On average, electronic cigarettes produce six-month abstinence rates that surpass traditional, nicotine-replacement products. If you or someone you know is interested in making the e-cig switch, visit electriccigarettetree.com, where you can find a detailed overview of all your electronic cigarette options! sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cigarette http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_additives_in_cigarettes http://www.tricountycessation.org/tobaccofacts/Cigarette-Ingredients.html http://www.quitsmokingsupport.com/whatsinit.htm http://www.care2.com/greenliving/the-shocking-ingredients-in-cigarettes.html http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservicelsci_tech/features/health/tobaccotrial/ http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/health_effects/tobacco_related_mortality/ http://cleansmokeusa.com/smoking-statistics/# http://www.csdecisions.com/2012/O3/22/e-cigarettes-are-here-to-stay/ http://quitsmoking.about.com/od/tobaccostatistics/a/tobaccofacts.htm www.electriccigarettetree.com

Breaking the Addiction : An E-Cig Overview

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The graphic starts off by talking about how cigarettes are so addicting.  Everything from the Surgeon General to campaigns like D.A.R.E. have got involved to increase awareness about the con’s asso...

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