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Behind the haze

What do you want to know about vaping?

What is it?

Vaping is the inhaling of a vapor created by an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette). The vapor contains cancer-causing chemicals and metal particles from the heating coil, which are then inhaled directly into the lungs.

Is it addictive?

The nicotine salts in vapes are engineered for “smoothness,” making it easier to hit more frequently, putting people who vape at risk of getting addicted. Nicotine rewires your brain, changing the way you think and act.

What can it cause?

The more studies they do on vaping, the more harms are exposed. Health damage connected to vaping includes Asthma, Emphysema, Bacterial Infections, Pneumonia, Chemical Burns and more!

Metals in vaping

Heavy metals have been found in vape juice and vape clouds. 


This heavy metal is also found when burning oil or coal and has been connected to cancer and lung damage.


It’s used to make stainless steel and inhaling can put you at risk for respiratory diseases and serious lung problems.


This extremely dangerous neurotoxin is known to cause irreversible brain damage. No amount of lead is safe to inhale.

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Learn More

Behind The Haze is a website where you can find answers to many of the common questions about vaping. Please use the sites handy tools to learn about how vapes work, if you’re being targeted to purchase vapes, how to quit vaping and more!

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