It is better to vape than to smoke. Smoking a cigarette leads to smoke inhalation but using an ecigarette involves inhaling a vapour. Unlike cigarettes, ecigarettes do not produce tar or carbon monoxide. They do include additives and flavourings. This has led to another criticism of vaping: it lures people into smoking. Vaping has been endorsed by health experts after the first long-term study of its effects in ex-smokers, ITV News reports.