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Is secondhand vapor bad for you? – the fda’s plan to regulate e-cigarettes, explained – vox
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- What is an e cigarette?
- How does the federal government regulate e cigarettes?
- What makes e cigarette vapor different than tobacco smoke?
- How many people use e cigarettes?
- So can e cigarettes kill you?
- What are some less harmful risks to e cigarettes?
- Do e cigarettes help people quit smoking?
- Is secondhand vapor bad for you?
- Can e cigarettes explode?
- You didn’t answer my question!
- How have these cards changed?
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Is secondhand vapor bad for you?
Some research suggests e cigarette vapor contaminates the air with nicotine and toxins, but the health effects of exposure to these secondhand chemicals remains unclear.
Roswell Park Cancer Institute researchers found e cigarette vapor leaves nicotine in indoor environments, but they didn’t find significant traces of tobacco based toxins like carbon monoxide. And conventional cigarettes, they found, left 10 times more nicotine than e cigarettes. But the study, the authors cautioned, looked at a limited number of chemicals.
Other researchers at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute found traces of select toxins in e cigarette vapors, but these toxins were 9 450 times less prevalent than what’s found in conventional cigarette smoke. Another study from German health researchers also found increased levels of some toxins following e cigarette use.
The studies, however, called for more research. It’s still unclear whether consistent exposure to secondhand nicotine and toxins, especially the low levels left by e cigarettes, could be dangerous to someone’s health in the long term.
Meanwhile, secondhand smoking from conventional cigarettes, as the Mayo Clinic explains, is proven to be very bad for people’s health, particularly children.
The answer to the secondhand vapor question could be crucial to public health policy e cigarette supporters argue the public ban on smoking shouldn’t apply to e cigarettes, because secondhand vapor isn’t proven to be dangerous. Whether that claim holds up in future research could decide if people can legally use e cigarettes in public settings.
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