Health and safety risks
E-cigarettes are highly addictive and harmful to health. Learn more.
E-cigarettes ('vapes') can explode or catch fire, causing burns and injuries that can be fatal.(6)
There are signs of reduced lung function in some people who use e-cigarettes. These people may be at higher risk of lung disease in the future.
Vaping during pregnancy may harm the developing baby.(6,7,8,9,10)
If you would like to learn more about quitting vaping, see Tips to quit vaping.
In the past, e-cigarettes have caused a serious lung disease called EVALI. Many people have died from EVALI.
Last updated February 2024