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Vapes are an electronic device that is used to inhale nicotine as a vapour. They can come with nicotine or without nicotine and in a variety of flavours.

However, most vapes on the market do contain nicotine, an addictive substance. This means after using nicotine vapes you may feel uncomfortable or unable to concentrate. You may also feel like you want to vape more.   

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A vape is intended to be used by adult smokers to help them give up cigarettes. The reason vapes are used to help quit smoking is because they don’t contain the tobacco that cigarettes do.

Although vapes are safer than cigarettes and are not as harmful we still don’t know how safe they are and anyone under 18 years old should not be vaping. Therefore, if you don’t smoke, health advice is not to start vaping. 

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