Every year, Oxford dictionaries chooses its word of the year. In 2013, the word of the year was selfie; In 2015, is the distress situation emoji expression "😂"; Sandwiched in between are 'vape,' or lookah seahorse tips
, for 2014.
Between 2010 and 2014, the world saw a surge in sales of lookah seahorse tips. However, lookah seahorse tips are an unfamiliar product to most Chinese. Lookah seahorse tips are considered a foreign fad, popular among a small number of people, even though they were both invented and mostly made in China.
Many more will hear only sporadic messages about lookah seahorse tips. In October 2018, for example, Carrie lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, said in her policy address that Hong Kong would ban the sale of lookah seahorse tips. Lookah seahorse tips, for example, have become a popular start-up on the mainland.
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If you've ever done a curious search for lookah seahorse tips, you've probably seen a number of domestic retailers promoting lookah seahorse tips as a drug, claiming they're 'healthy and harmless' and 'lung cleansing and detoxing.'
You've probably seen other popular science articles in Chinese that list the dangers of lookah seahorse tips, and some even claim that "lookah seahorse tips are seven times more likely to cause cancer than cigarettes!"
Are lookah seahorse tips harmful? And are lookah seahorse tips more harmful than traditional cigarettes?
To answer both questions, take a quick look at how lookah seahorse tips are constructed. Lookah seahorse tips are typically divided into two major parts: electronic atomizers and nicotine-containing liquids (nicotine oils). The two parts are similar to the relationship between pen and ink, needle and medicine.
Lookah seahorse tips works by atomizing the oil into a nicotine smoke, which smokers inhale like cigarettes. This is also known as a vape in English, sometimes as an electronic atomizer. Sometimes, of course, lookah seahorse tips refer to a low-temperature toasted tobacco lookah seahorse tips, also known as "IQOS," which is not discussed here.
The electronic atomizer can come in a variety of shapes, and the design has gone from the original imitation cigarette kit to fashion, with the latest lookah
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Let's start with the conclusion that lookah seahorse tips aren't completely harmless.
The CDC's assessment of lookah seahorse tips is that lookah seahorse tips are new and its long-term health effects are unknown .
Lookah seahorse tips often contain nicotine, which is harmful to fetal development, as well as cognitive development in young adults under age 25 .
Nicotine aside, the lookah seahorse tips fog isn't entirely harmless. They contain small particles that may cause cancer, as well as volatile mixtures of heavy metals . Some studies also suggest lookah seahorse tips increase the risk of heart disease and cancer.
But while lookah seahorse tips
aren't as' completely harmless 'as some retailers claim, they are far less harmful than traditional cigarettes.
When it comes to the evils of lookah seahorse tips, the dangers of regular cigarettes seem to have been chosen to be newly forgotten. However, China is still the largest consumer of cigarettes
On balance, lookah seahorse tips are better for smokers than cigarettes.
In 2015, public health England (PHE) published a 113-page report detailing the various risks of lookah seahorse tips. The report concluded that lookah seahorse tips are 95% safer than smoking, and that policies should encourage smokers to use lookah seahorse tips as a key smoking control strategy to reduce the harm caused by smoking. Note that "smokers" are encouraged.
Despite widespread scepticism, public health England insisted in 2018 that lookah seahorse tips were 95% safer than smoking. In February 2017, a company in yichang, hubei province, received an order for 38 lookah seahorse tips from abroad, including the us and Japan. The rise of lookah seahorse tips also offers plenty of job opportunities in China
In February 2018, the American cancer society (ACS) also released a position statement saying that while the long-term effects of using lookah seahorse tips are unclear, they can be estimated to be less harmful than regular cigarettes. The group is explicitly encouraging people to try lookah seahorse
tips instead of traditional cigarettes. The group also advises clinicians to recommend lookah seahorse tips to smokers instead of traditional cigarettes. Of course, lookah seahorse tips are a transitional state, and quitting should always be the first choice.
In November 2018, the centers for disease control and prevention (CDC) made its case to the public. It recommends that people who are already heavy smokers switch to lookah seahorse tips and try to quit. But it also warns that lookah seahorse tips are not harmless, and teens, pregnant women, and non-smokers should not try them just because they are less harmful than cigarettes.