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Vaping vs Smoking: What are their differences?

By IQOS Team

vaping vs smoking

One of the alternatives to cigarettes is vaping. Many adult smokers are interested in knowing what the differences are between vaping and smoking.

Vaping vs Smoking

The first and fundamental difference between cigarettes and vaping products is that, unlike cigarettes in which require combustion in order for the tobacco to burn and smoke to be produced, vapes make use of an e-liquid solution, generally containing nicotine and flavourings, and the process of vapourisation to produce vapour instead of smoke.

The factor that arguably poses the greatest risk to one’s health when it comes to smoking cigarettes is burning, and the harmful chemicals and substances that are produced during the process. The high temperatures that are produced during the cigarette combustion are responsible for the generation of most of the harmful chemicals which are detected on high levels in the cigarette smoke. When the tobacco is burnt, more than 6.000 chemical substances are released, around 100 of which have been identified as potential causes of smoking-related diseases.

By heating an e-liquid instead of burning tobacco, vapes present adult smokers with a better alternative to continued cigarette smoking. The absence of combustion is not the only potential difference when comparing vapes vs cigarettes. Unlike cigarettes, vapes may offer more variety. From the different device types such as mod vapes, pod systems and vape pens, to the different batteries and coil types that make a vape unique, there is plenty to consider. In addition, e-liquids come in a wide variety of flavours to suit every taste preference.

For an adult smoker, the number of available choices could make the decision difficult, but with so much variety, there are opportunities to find a device that suits particular preferences. One useful piece of advice to aid your search would be to focus on recognised and reliable brands and devices. It is worth noting that vapes are not risk-free and often provide nicotine, which is addictive. The best decision any adult smoker can make is to quit tobacco and nicotine use altogether.

Vaping vs smoking

IQOS offers you a wide range of non-combustion alternatives to leave your cigarette behind.

The VEEV range of vaping products is here with two models available to meet the needs of anyone who chooses an e-cigarette.

VEEV ONE, comes with pre-filled pods, offering you up to 1000* inhalations per pod. In the wide selection of 10 flavours with high quality ingredients, you will surely find the one that will accompany you in your new vaping experience. VEEV ONE's mini ceramic smart technology guarantees consistent flavor every time while preventing overheating and burnt taste.

*Based on the battery capacity of a newly manufactured device and a puff duration of 1 second. May vary depending on individual usage patterns."

VEEV NOW is the advanced disposable electronic cigarette. Without the need for charging, it is ready to use from the first inhale. You can enjoy up to 500 puffs* with a device that comes with fully charged. With a variety of 13 flavors, you can choose the one that suits your every moment.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Smoking alternatives are not risk free. They deliver nicotine, which is addictive. They are intended for use by adults who would otherwise continue to smoke or use nicotine products and are by no means a cessation method. The best option to reduce the health risks associated with the use of tobacco and nicotine products is to quit their use altogether. However, for those adults who would otherwise continue to smoke, switching completely to vaping or heated tobacco products could be a better choice than continuing to smoke.

This article is for general information purposes. Some of the information in this article is based on external, third-party sources and we make no representations or warranties of any kind regarding the accuracy, validity or completeness of such information.

These products are not risk free and provide nicotine, which is addictive. Only for use by adults.