Health and safety risks
E-cigarettes are highly addictive and harmful to health. Learn more.
E-cigarettes can explode or catch fire, causing burns and injuries that can be fatal.
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)
A 2021 NSW survey of 14-17 year-olds, found that about 1/3 (32%) had ever tried vaping.
In the past, e-cigarettes have caused a serious lung disease called EVALI. Many people have died from EVALI.