What Happens When You Quit Smoking and Start Vaping?

Quitting smoking is the best decision any adult smoker can make, but some adult smokers might not be ready to quit. They may switch to smoke-free alternatives, like vapes, instead. When switching from smoking to vaping, adult users may notice positive changes such as reduced exposure to harmful chemicals, better smell and a potentially more enjoyable experience. Adult users should feel better after switching to vaping. However, the best decision an adult smoker can make is to quit smoking and tobacco and nicotine consumption altogether. Vapes are not risk-free and typically provide nicotine, which is addictive.

What is Vaping?

Vaping is the act of using a vape, a smoke-free alternative to cigarettes. Unlike cigarettes, vapes do not require combustion in order to work. A cigarette must burn tobacco to produce smoke, whereas vapes typically utilise an e-liquid solution instead. When you turn on a vape, it heats the e-liquid to produce an aerosol, often referred to as vapour. As vapes don’t burn tobacco, they don’t create smoke. Therefore, the aerosol should contain fewer harmful chemicals compared to cigarette smoke. Of course, each product should be tested to make sure this is indeed the case. This e-liquid solution will generally contain nicotine and flavourings – and what are known as Propylene Glycol and Vegetable Glycerine - as well as other possible ingredients. This means when adult users switch, they will encounter an experience different from smoking. It is important to note that not every e-liquid contains nicotine. Inspect the packaging and product information to see the ingredients.  

As vapes do not burn tobacco, they generally don’t create tobacco smoke. Their aerosols should therefore contain fewer (and lower) levels of harmful chemicals compared to that of typical cigarette smoke. Of course, it is a matter of scientific assessment of each particular vaping product to see if this is actually the case. 

An adult user should encounter other differences between cigarettes and vapes when switching. For example, vapes come in a variety of different options. From disposables and tank devices to mod vapes, there are aspects unique to each device type that the adult user may consider. Switching from smoking to vaping benefits includes a reduction in risk and smell compared to cigarettes.

The Benefits of Switching from Smoking to Vaping with VEEBA

VEEBA is a disposable vape that adult smokers may wish to consider when switching from cigarettes. The device provides several improvements from cigarettes, including better smell, experience, and quality.


It is important to understand that while a smoke-free alternative is unlikely to get rid of a lingering smell altogether, a device built with years of research incorporated into its design may not smell ​​​​as much as a cigarette. 

For adult smokers interested in learning how they can reduce the lingering smell of cigarettes and the often frustrating aspect of associated smoke smells on their clothes and hair, ​​VEEBA leaves less lingering smell on hands, hair and clothes than cigarettes.* Furthermore, VEEBA leaves virtually no smell compared to cigarettes.** As VEEBA produces less smell than cigarettes, it is less likely to bother people around you.***  

* 95% agreement amongst 311 adult consumers in Canada, 2022.

** 88% agreement amongst 311 adult consumers in Canada, 2022.

*** 94% agreement amongst 311 adult consumers in Canada, 2022.


With VEEBA, adult users​​ do not require knowledge of complex tanks and systems. As a disposable vape, there is​​ no need to charge VEEBA. No cleaning needed. No refilling needed, too. VEEBA is pocket size, and each VEEBA device provides up to 500 puffs.* Furthermore, ​​VEEBA is a better choice than continued smoking.

*Based on the battery capacity of a newly manufactured device and a puff duration of 1 second. May vary depending on individual usage patterns.


VEEBA crafted flavours are made with high quality liquids. There are a number of VEEBA flavours available for adult users. Options include VEEBA Indiblue with its blueberry and pomegranate notes and VEEBA Summer, which has apple and watermelon flavours. Enjoy taste consistency every time with VEEBA. Discover the array of flavours available and shop for VEEBA online.

For more information, please visit the VEEBA discovery page.

VEEBA is not an alternative to quitting and is not designed as a cessation aid. VEEBA is not risk-free and provides nicotine, which is highly addictive.

​​The very best decision an adult smoker can make is to quit tobacco and nicotine use altogether. Although vapes are not risk-free – they provide nicotine, which is highly addictive - the absence of combustion in vaping products has the potential to significantly reduce the levels of harmful chemicals generated. This means, as an adult smoker switching to vaping, there may be a reduction in the exposure to harmful chemicals. It is important to understand that the lack of combustion – as well as the subsequent reduction in formation of harmful chemicals - should be substantiated on a product-by-product basis.​

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