New Netflix documentary has people throwing out their vapes

New Netflix documentary has people throwing out their vapes

Here's one more addition to your must-watch list.

New Netflix documentary has people throwing out their vapes
iStock/Igor Ilkov

There are many things that Netflix has gotten right over the years as a streaming service, but one thing a lot of viewers can agree on is that their documentaries are on another level.

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Since branching out and producing their own documentaries, they have captivated audiences with their subject matter, as well as facing backlash and causing controversy with some of their projects.

But in the end, people love to watch it anyway because they want to be a part of the conversation.

In their latest offering, they take on a very controversial topic: vaping.

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Since vaping took off and became somewhat "fashionable", smokers and non-smokers have been arguing about the health risks of vaping and whether it is better or worse than cigarettes.

The new Netflix documentary, 'Big Vape: The Rise and Fall of JUUL', tells the story of vape culture's biggest brands.

You can watch the trailer here:

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The documentary has caused quite a divide, with many saying watching this was "eye-opening" and has reaffirmed how unsafe these devices are:

Other vapers raised the point that it has helped many stop smoking actual cigarettes, while also stating that parents should be more responsible for their children vaping, not the companies:

While there is still much debate about which of the two is worse, one thing that everyone can agree on is that both are bad for the human body and should be avoided if possible.

If you or someone you know is looking to quit smoking, here are a few sources that could help:

CANSA - How to quit smoking

Heart and stroke foundation SA - Stop smoking

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