What are Electronic Cigarettes?
E-cigarettes otherwise known as electronic cigarettes are a handheld device that has the ability to vaporize liquid that has a flavor, which is then inhaled by the consumer. Vaping is the term given to using an electronic cigarette and inhaling the product. E liquid is the name for the fluid in the e-cigarette. The main ingredients in e-liquid is flavoring, glycerin, propylene glycol and nicotine. Electronic cigarettes were invented in 2003 in China and started being sold in 2004.
Their sales and use continue to rise because they are seen as a safer alternative to cigarettes and allows users to have more control over the amount of nicotine being consumed. As of 2014, the electronic cigarette business was generating over seven billion dollars in sales, not to mention the large amount of jobs created within the industry. For people trying to quit smoking E-cigarettes are a good alternative to nicotine gum or patches.
Another factor that makes E-cigarettes attractive are the amount of flavors people can choose from. Flavors range anywhere from fruit flavors to sweet flavors such as bubblegum or candy cane. Flavors can even be mixed, creating a personalized flavor for the user based on personal preference. E cigarettes come in a couple of different styles. There are cigalikes which look like cigarettes, eGos which are larger than cigalikes with a refillable liquid tank and mods, which can be assembled from parts and existing products. Newer products come in all colors, shapes and styles. You can pick a device that matches your other accessories and makes a personal statement.