What are the health consequences of nicotine addiction?

Even without the smoke and tar of cigarettes, nicotine itself can damage your heart, arteries, and lungs, increasing your risk for heart attack, stroke, and chronic lung disease. 

Nicotine is worse for young people, whose bodies are still developing. The use of nicotine during adolescence and young adulthood has been associated with lasting cognitive and behavioral impairments, including effects on working memory and attention. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nicotine can cause lasting harm to brain development, promote addiction, and lead to sustained tobacco use.

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1. Are e-cigarettes safer than cigarettes or other tobacco products?
2. What are the health consequences of nicotine addiction?
3. What kind of vapor product should I be most worried about?
4. Is it safe to use vape products I bought in the store?
5. Do the same rules apply to tribal retailers?
6. How is the vaping industry regulated in Washington state?