In late August, one Illinois resident died after suffering respiratory illness related to vaping, and the number of reported cases of respiratory symptoms among hospitalized vaping patients has doubled. 1
So, is vaping safe? The long-term effects of vaping show that no, vaping is not safe. While many e-cigarette companies say that vaping is less dangerous than traditional cigarettes, this is also because there are not nearly as many studies about the dangers of vaping as there are for traditional cigarettes. Additionally, vaping is relatively new, so cases about vaping’s dangers are still coming to light.