Smokingkills half of the people who do it. It can cause serious health effects for people who survive–from amputations to lung disease that makes it hard to breathe.
Safer than smoking? A congressionally mandated panel from the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine examined more than 800 peer-reviewed scientific studies. In its report, the panel concluded that evidence suggests that while vaping nicotine is not without health risks, it’s likely less harmful than combustible cigarettes.