The dangers of e-cigarettes

There have been many issues with the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), from adverse effects to health-damaging content, but e-cigarettes are still a viable option for young smokers and are increasingly being used by many.

The first e-cigarette introduced in China in May 2004 directly affected it as a dangerous disease despite claims that it could stop smoking.

Recent research by the World Health Organization (WHO) found that the Nicotine Diver Electronic System (ENDS) device that uses batteries to produce e-cigarette flavors of various vapors can affect the health of its lungs, especially the lungs.

Not only that, but recent studies also report that electronic cigarettes emit a variety of toxic chemicals including carcinogens that can damage the lungs compared to normal cigarettes.

It is understood that when consumed too much, it can lead to nicotine poisoning causing vomiting, nausea, and dizziness.

ANY type of e-cigarette. Photo: Source 

Brazil, Norway banned e-cigarettes:

Countries like Brazil, Norway, Colombia, Panama, Singapore, and Uruguay have long banned smoking, while France intends to ban the use of e-cigarettes in public places.

In Malaysia, a special committee to examine the need to control the sale of e-cigarettes and shisha or ban it was reported to have drafted a special act on tobacco control.

However, to date there is no age limit for e-cigarette sales compared to regular cigarettes in the country, allowing children and adolescents to buy at any time.

Following this, Health Director-General Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah said the ministry would study the proposal to regulate the sale of e-cigarettes to a target group of minors after considering the health effects of its use on the community.

“We take the issue of e-cigarette sales particularly seriously among young people. At the same time, we are studying further measures to address the negative impact of e-cigarette use.

“This is in line with the recent World Health Organization’s (WHO) recommendation that the long-term health effects of e-cigarette smoking be undetected.

“Additionally, e-cigarettes need to be regulated as it is a new way of potentially causing nicotine addiction to those who have never smoked,” he said when contacted by BH.

INFOGRAPHIC heart. Photo Source

Ignore the negative effects:

Although various studies have proven the dangers of using e-cigarettes, researchers from University College London (UCL) have recently revealed that e-cigarettes can save lives if they are used as an alternative to reducing tobacco addiction.

According to the report, 54,000 of the 9 million lives of conventional smokers in the United Kingdom (UK) could be saved by the use of e-cigarettes.

However, the study does not deny that e-cigarettes contain prohibited substances that could affect the health of conventional smokers.

Like e-cigarettes, the public’s attitude toward shisha’s use of health has led to its widespread use of smoking in the country.

The National Council of Fatwa Special Committee has banned its use since July 17 last year, after reviewing scientific evidence and medical reports that shisha use is harmful to human health.

INFOGRAPHIC e-cigarettes. Photo: Source



E-cigarettes have batteries, atomizers, and nicotine cartridges. The electronic chip will detect the movement of air inside it when the user inhales the cigarette. Liquid nicotine and air will then be mixed through an atomizer powered by a microprocessor.

This process will produce vapors that look like regular cigarette smoke. It contains no carbon monoxide and is odorless. The e-cigarette also comes with an orange LED when lit by a microprocessor, which looks like a cigarette on fire. The nicotine-filled odor gives it a smoke-free taste and experience.


Improve heart rate, release of adrenaline hormones, slow down the nervous system, narrowing of the blood vessels, increasing blood pressure, heart attacks, stroke, stomach, and intestinal ulcers. Nicotine has various solvents such as propylene glycol, which produces nitrosamine when heated. This nitrosamine solution will be the cancerous factor.


When the battery turns on the atomizer, it heats up the liquid and thus produces steam.

Lithium-Ion Battery:

It can cause an explosion in the event of damage to the battery. In Florida, USA, a man lost several teeth and suffered a tongue injury and his face was severely damaged when a smoked e-cigarette exploded in his mouth due to battery damage.

LED lights:

Produces an orange when the cigarette is in smoke.


Control LED lights


According to the Poisons Act 1952 and the Drugs and Cosmetics Regulations 1984 the sale of such substances and products is illegal. Those found guilty of selling and distributing the product and nicotine fluids for the use of e-electronic cigarettes may NOT be MORE than RM3,000 or imprisonment not exceeding one year or both.

Type of E-LOKOK:

– E-Health

– Joye 150

– Ego-T, EGO, VGO, KGO, T-Rex

– E-Power

INFOGRAPHIC shisha,  Photo: Source

History of Shisha:

– It is practiced in northern India, then expanded to Iran, Turkey, Iraq, and Egypt for over 500 years.

– Popular in the 1980s when an Egyptian merchant added a taste for tobacco with fruit juice.

– WHO finds that the amount of shisha smoke inhaled within an hour is equivalent to smoking between 100 and 200 cigarettes.

– A study conducted at the Royal University of Saudi Arabia found that shisha smoke is 30 times more concentrated in chemicals than cigarette smoke.

– A study by medical experts in the country also explains that tobacco shisha mixed with syrup, fruit flavors and tobacco products are as dangerous as cigarettes as they contain over 3,500 chemicals including 200 toxins and 43 are carcinogenic.

– A French Antitrust Agency (OFT) study has found that shisha produces high amounts of carbon monoxide which is equivalent to one out of 52 cigarette butts. Subsequently, shisha suckers are exposed to higher amounts of toxic substances such as tar, nicotine, and carbon monoxide than cigarette smoke.

Shisha danger:

– Use charcoal that is harmful to health.

– Release carbon monoxide.

– Expose its users to more smoke in the long run than cigarettes.

– It contains benzene and benzo-pyrene which is the cause of cancer.

– Associated with various serious diseases such as coronary heart, atherosclerosis, chronic respiratory system, mouth cancer, bladder cancer, and even blood vessels.

– May cause contagious diseases such as tuberculosis, hepatitis, herpes, respiratory virus infection, and even HIV. ( Source )



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