A recent study found a link between vaping/smoking and the risk of COVID infection and symptoms among young people.
Gaiha, S., Cheng, J., & Halpern-Felsher, B. (2020, August 11). Association Between Youth Smoking, Electronic Cigarette Use, and Coronavirus Disease 2019. Retrieved August 13, 2020.
An American Heart Association study finds that e-cigarettes may not be any better than cigarettes for cardiovascular health & researchers found that vaping and smoking can cause a similar level of damage to the arteries.
Journal of the American Heart Association Report. "E-cigarette Users Experience Vascular Damage Siimilar to that of Smokers of Combustible Cigarettes." Mirror Co UK. 29 April. 2020. Press Release.
Vape aerosol can expose you and potentially your pets to toxic chemicals like formaldehyde & E-cigarette-related fires and explosions are a risk to people and pets. Some events have resulted in life-threatening injury, and permanent disfigurement or disability.
Rockett, Karen. "Pet Dogs at Risk from Second-hand Smoke During Coronavirus Lockdown." Mirror Co UK. 2 May. 2020. Article.
JUUL (or pod-based e-cigs) have a higher potential for nicotine dependence than other types of e-cigarettes.
Stella Juhyun Lee, PhD1; Vaughan W. Rees, PhD2; Noam Yossefy, MPH2; et al. (2020, June 1). Youth and Young Adult Use of Pod-Based Electronic Cigarettes From 2015 to 2019. Retrieved from https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/article-abstract/2766303.