VAPING - FAQs

Vaping refers to inhaling a vapour from an e-cigarette (electronic cigarettes) and is a less harmful way to consume nicotine compared to smoking cigarettes. When heated, the e-liquid inside the e-cigarette turns into vapour, which is then inhaled. This is similar to how water is turned into steam when it is boiled in a kettle.
Vaping is not risk-free. Vaping is a better alternative nicotine solution for adult smokers who would continue smoking cigarettes, since there is no combustion, ash or cigarette smoke.

If you’re considering switching from cigarettes to vaping, you should use regulated devices and seek professional advice.
No, vaping products are not the solution to help you quit smoking. They are better alternative nicotine solutions for adult smokers who would continue smoking cigarettes. If you worry about the conseuqences of smoking, the best way for you is to quit using tobacco and nicotine use altogether.
Unlike the wick-and-coil system widely used in e-cigarettes, IQOS VEEV contains a mesh heater that is in constant contact with the e-liquid. This means the liquid is always being heated to deliver a consistent vaping experience. Its smart digital control detects when liquid levels are low – which helps avoid overheated liquid that can give you a ‘burnt taste’. The pre-filled, pre-sealed VEEV flavour caps contain pharmaceutical-grade nicotine for purity. The pods are available in a variety of flavours.
Only smokers or users of other nicotine products, over the age of 18 that are looking for a better alternative to smoking cigarettes should be vaping. If you’re not a smoker, you shouldn’t be vaping and should try to quit nicotine use altogether.
Most airlines treat vaping in the same way as smoking when on a plane and prohibit their use when flying. Like most places, airports also ban vapes inside their terminals. Airlines also have their own policies on using or carrying vapes on board so you must check with them before flying.
Vaping is a similar experience to smoking as it delivers nicotine by inhaling vapour. The main difference is that unlike a cigarette, vaping doesn’t involve burning, fact that makes it a better alternative.
E-liquid is made using various combinations of Vegetable Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, and flavourings. Pharmaceutical-grade nicotine is also added.
Vaping is not risk-free. E-cigarette technology has not been around long enough to fully evaluate any long-term effects linked to vaping. However, vaping is a better alternative solution for adult smokers who would otherwise continue smoking conventional cigarettes, it is a better option, since it is free of combustion, ash and fire.

The best option for smokers is to quit altogether, and if you don’t smoke you shouldn’t start vaping. For those who do smoke, vaping is a much better alternative.
The harmful effects of smoking on you and those around you are well understood. Unlike smoking, vaping doesn’t involve combustion, burning or the production of smoke. The aerosol which is produced contains nicotine. The smell of aerosol is significantly lower compared to that of the smoke of a conventional cigarette.
No, vaping products are not the solution to help you quit smoking. They are better alternative nicotine solutions for adult smokers who would continue smoking cigarettes. If you worry about the conseuqences of smoking, the best way for you is to quit using tobacco and nicotine use altogether.
In 2019 a large number of lung injuries were reported in the USA that were initially thought to be caused by vaping. However, US authorities later identified the injuries were being caused by people vaping on bootleg cannabis vaping products containing a vitamin-e acetate thickening agent.

More information can be found on the US Food and Drug Administration website.

Regardless, vitamin-e acetate is not used in any Philip Morris smoke-free products.
These tobacco products damage your health and are addictive.

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