If you’ve been following the battle for control of e-cigarettes, you may have wondered what’s the most addictive drug?
In a world of nicotine, crack and crack cocaine, which drug has the most addiction potential?
To find out, we spoke to experts to find out which drugs are the most addicting and the most deadly.
But first, we asked a simple question: ‘What is e-cigarette addiction?’
“If you’ve ever smoked crack, you’ll know that there’s a lot of different kinds of drugs that you can buy,” says Dr John Sallman, a clinical psychologist and researcher at Imperial College London.
“So if you want to smoke crack cocaine or crack, that’s a good place to start.”
Sallmann, who has worked with the Royal Society of Chemistry on its Drugs of the Future programme, says that the most dangerous drugs are not the drugs you’d buy in a shop, but those you would smoke in a bar or at a nightclub.
“The most dangerous drug is cocaine, and that’s because cocaine is a gateway drug,” he says.
The gateway drug is the drug that you start smoking, which is a very different kind of drug.” “
It’s the gateway drug.
The gateway drug is the drug that you start smoking, which is a very different kind of drug.”
But the problem is that the more drugs you smoke, the more likely you are to get addicted to them.
“E-cigarettes are the first drug that will make you addicted,” Sallmen says.
I’m done with nicotine’. “
But if you smoke a lot less nicotine, you can stop and say, ‘You know what?
And once you’ve quit smoking, you start vaping again. “
So what you do is you go to a shop that sells the most nicotine and you buy a pack, and then you smoke that pack for three to five hours a day for a couple of weeks, because that’s how much nicotine you can smoke a day.”
And once you’ve quit smoking, you start vaping again.
“Vaping is an entirely different kind in terms of how it affects your health,” Sillman says.
For some, the addiction is so great that it’s impossible to quit.
“If it’s an addiction, then it can be very difficult to quit,” he explains.
“What’s hard is that people who are trying to quit smoking are having to spend hundreds of dollars on a product that can potentially make them feel like they’re addicted.”
“It seems like a very expensive product, and they’re not making money from it.”
There are also health benefits to vaping that are not covered by the nicotine-based products that are often sold in e-cigs.
“I think one of the things that’s important is the nicotine has some very strong and important health benefits,” says Sallmans.
“And there are many health benefits associated with the use of nicotine-containing products, and we think that the benefits of using electronic cigarettes are much stronger than the benefits associated to using tobacco products.”
Dr Paul Poulin, an associate professor of pharmacology at the University of Western Australia, says e-cig products are generally safe.
“They don’t produce any carcinogens and they don’t contain any other toxins,” he told us.
“That means they can be a very effective way of reducing cigarette smoking.”
He adds that e-colas also have a long history of being used in traditional medicine.
“There’s no evidence to suggest that they’re associated with cancer,” he said.
“A lot of research has looked at how they can improve health conditions.”
But Dr Pouline warns that many users don’t realise that the nicotine in e.colas can cause cancer, or that the health benefits aren’t as good as they may first appear.
“We know that e.cigarettes can cause respiratory problems and some lung cancers.
But we don’t know what exactly is in eau-cola,” he tells us.
And there are still unanswered questions.
“Because e-liquids are very different than tobacco cigarettes, we don [know] if e-vapor is more harmful than smoking tobacco,” Dr Pouflin says.
But he says that it can also have health benefits.
He says that ea-coles contain a variety of other substances including vitamins, minerals, flavouring, and other chemicals. “
This is a benefit to the skin because eau is rich in antioxidants, and so eau juices are able to lower cholesterol and blood pressure.”
He says that ea-coles contain a variety of other substances including vitamins, minerals, flavouring, and other chemicals.
Dr Poulsen agrees that eavlids can have a number of health benefits