Vaping vs smoking: what are the risks?


Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are handheld devices that recreate the feeling of smoking regular cigarettes but are widely believed to be a much safer form of tobacco.

That’s partly why there’s been a spike in e-cigarette use, or vaping, over the past few years, especially in pre-teens and teenagers.

So what are the differences between vaping and smoking, and how safe is vaping?