Vapouround magazine Special Issue 01 - Page 96

F E AT U R E “Smoking cigarettes will take away, at the very least, an approximate 10 whole years from living your life, yet perhaps there are some people out there, indeed they do exist, who might claim, “I still enjoy smoking, I feel more patient and it relaxes my mind so I’m still going to smoke no matter how slowly it kills my body.” responsible electronic cigarette market by providing the media, legislative bodies and consumers with education, communication and research” (www. tveca.com). Over time, countless piles of heightened truthful information related to the half a million American deaths annually or 6 million globally? Those things that have allowed many struggling educators and researchers to easily build a genuine respect for their writing? Those things that gave research studies that capability of becoming published in well-revered academic journals? Those things that became objects of research for the projects containing valid data on the inevitability of how effective they were at generating countless cases of addiction? Those things when inhaled that are most definitely proven to be the catalyst for certain fatal illnesses that became classified as tobacco-related? Unyielding evidence has been reached and agreed upon by everyone within a research-based professional career that smoking those things known as tobacco cigarettes, were the primary cause for a plethora of devastating health issues. The statistics do not lie this time. Organized investigation specialists conducted research with a multitude of categorical methods and strategies of inquiry, from interactive field-work to recorded lab tests, whether natural science based studies or social science research, their data, for the most part, was all collected, analyzed, interpreted, reviewed, recorded and ultimately reported to the masses. Reliable and credible sources to retrieve factual information about adverse effects of smoking was and is still 90 VAPOUROUND MAGAZINE USA vast, so abundant and real that it was causing these valid references, like respected academic journals, were becoming saturated with such research on the harmful and damaging traditional tobacco cigarettes. It was becoming almost etched in stone and drilled in our brains. Smoking cigarettes will take away, at the very least, an approximate 10 whole years from living your life, yet perhaps there are some people out there, indeed they do exist, who might claim, “I still enjoy smoking, I feel more patient and it relaxes my mind so I’m still going to smoke no matter how slowly it kills my body.” Unfortunately, I’ve most definitely been guilty of possessing such an attitude and recall that I certainly used to recite comments similar in scope. Of course, I’m guilty of this in past years from so much personally addictive tobacco abuse. Nowadays though, I'm lucky enough to have the right to choose. Dear tobacco, you lose pure and flab vapor is all my lungs need to use. (TO BE CONTINUED)... About the Writer: Tony Ottomanelli graduated from DePaul University in Chicago with a Master’s Degree in Sociology. He also has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Wittenberg University where he majored in Sociology and minored in Psychology. Ottomanelli taught Sociology courses at Owens Community College in Ohio while coaching Boy’s Basketball at the High School level. Tony Ottomanelli currently resides in Denver, Colorado where he pursues opportunities in Sociology and Writing. Not to mention, he is in the preproduction stages of making a short documentary about how much Vaping helps change lives for the better, in which the film will be titled “Who Are The Vapers?” Tony is a member of CASAA & the advocacy group VAPERSArmy