As an imaging scientist, I can see that vaping is like cigarettes all over again

Professor Grace Parraga

The debate over vaping is heating up. In this opinion piece, Professor Grace Parraga expresses her unequivocally firm stance against e-cigarettes. For balance, Medical Observer also presents another opinion in which the author takes a somewhat softer stance to the overall risks and dangers, suggesting that vaping has its place: It’s safest to avoid e-cigarettes – unless vaping is helping you quit smoking

Vaping causes severe illness in otherwise healthy young adults and teenagers. It causes a life-threatening, life-shortening and sometimes deadly lung toxicity and injury — with apparently irreversible damage that cannot be cured.