Educate yourself before accepting the "popular opinion" given to us by those organizations that want to regulate vaping out of existence.
FAQ: Nicotine (tobaccoharmreduction.org)
The more you KNOW, the better prepared you can be.The effects of nicotine itself are similar to that other popular drug, caffeine. See our (nicotine reading list.)There is no evidence that nicotine causes any substantial risk for cancer, and the research shows that the risk for cardiovascular disease is minimal. The confusion about nicotine comes from anti-smoking activists talking about nicotine and smoking as if they were the same. While it is true that people smoke mostly because of nicotine; nicotine users die mostly because of the smoke.
a better statement is:
Nicotine and Caffeine are equally addictive.