Posted by: KDKA-TV News Staff
Pittsburgh (KDKA) – Local experts held a virtual conference on Friday to remind people of the dangers of e-cigarettes.
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They say e-cigarettes can release dangerous chemicals and even metal particles into a person’s lungs, leading to heart and lung disease.
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An arc cartridge can contain the same amount of nicotine as a pack of cigarettes.
“If you don’t let go of what you breathe in several times a day, that’s the equivalent of three packets of cigarettes, which scares your parents,” said UPMC respiratory therapist Carmen Allmond. .. “If the kids don’t notice, that’s exactly what happens.”
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According to the CDC, two-thirds of college students are unaware that arc cartridges contain nicotine.