Vaping VS. Smoking: Is there a difference?
The Reality Intercepted podcast was joined by Rico, who is a leader at SpitFireHipHop.com, and he gave his opinion on smoking and vaping. He believes that vaping is the same thing as smoking and you’re still getting the nicotine while Jae believes that if you’re vaping, you’re not smoking.
Many people have quit smoking and turned to vaping instead. While this is a great way to quit smoking and avoid the smell of smoke, there are still establishments such as restaurants that do not allow vaping.
Smoking is the combustion of tobacco which includes thousands of chemicals and 20 of them have strong cancer-causing connections. Some of the chemicals include nicotine, hydrogen cyanide, formaldehyde, and arsenic. Many of these chemicals are linked to serious health conditions such as heart disease, cancer, and lung disease. With vaping, there’s no need to combust anything and this removes a handful of chemicals that were previously mentioned.
There are studies that suggest that there is a considerable difference between the number of carcinogens found in comparison to cigarette smoke. Some of the chemicals that are found in vapor are nicotine, propylene glycol (vegetable oil), vegetable glycerol, acetaldehyde, and nitrosamines. The other chemicals that are in vapor are associated with the flavoring process. Most of the chemicals are found to be food grade and are generally safe for consumption.
In comparison to smoking, there are studies that suggest that vaping has considerably lower risks to health and safety.
About Jae Monique:
Jae Monique is the owner of Realityintercepted.com and host on the podcast. She is also a contributing writer for The Hype Magazine. She is a former host on the Outline Show podcast which focused mainly on celebrities, entertainment, and relationship issues. With Reality Intercepted, there is a different focus, which is on reality TV, real people, and social issues. She started with Examiner.com in 2012 and as of 2014, she began interviewing entertainment professionals and celebrities. Since then, she has conducted numerous interviews with names such as Marques Houston (Sister Sister, Will to Love), Draya Michele (Basketball Wives, Will to Love), Columbus Short (Scandal, The Girl is in Trouble), Jada Cacchilli (Bad Girls Club), Natalie Nunn (Bad Girls Club) and Judi Jai (Bad Girls Club) to name a few.
Rico is a leader at Spitfirehiphop.com, a national platform for independent artists to be interviewed and get their music heard. He also operates Spitfire Radio and the Spitfire apparel line.
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