E-cigarettes are an alternative to the tobacco cigarette, as they are smokeless and do not contain tobacco. They are fueled by heating nicotine solution which lets out inhalable steam. Its popularity grew with western countries outlawing smoking in public spaces and enclosed areas. With this new law, smoking has grown tremendously. They come in different sizes and can be filled with liquid that is refillable. The price range varies according to the size of the e-cigarettes and the voltage which is from 25 to 90 pounds each. Other than the e-cigarettes, the user has to buy e liquid which has to be filled into the e-cigarettes.This liquid consists of nicotine, diluting factors and flavorings as a mixture that gets vaporized in the device when used. Vaping is the next step in e-cigarettes which are sold for about 7 pounds each and they resemble the tobacco cigarette. It has a battery at the lower part of the device which helps to heat the atomizer. There is a refillable cartridge fitted at the upper part called the clearomizer. The e liquid is filled into the clearomizer and vapors by the heating elements through the wicks attached. The vapor gets inhaled by the user while some of it evaporates. The e-juice is chosen according to the nicotine strength and the voltage is varied according to the choice of the user. The user helps to get his fill of nicotine from the eliquid according to his need. The e liquid is a combination of propylene Glycol, Glycerin, water, flavorings and nicotine.
Who are the Users?
With a growing trend toward e-cigarettes, users are finding it easy to switch to e-cigarettes. It is found that smokers use e-cigarettes most. There are many smokers who want to quit smoking and try e-cigarettes as an alternative. There are some who have already quit smoking and do not want to get into the habit again. A very marginal number of users are new to smoking. All health hazards related to tobacco and smoking is done away with through e-cigarettes. This has resulted in more healthy citizens and a healthy environment as the tobacco and smoke have added to the smoky pollution in the environment, especially the non-smokers who have to inhale the smoke from cigars of other users. Though considered a bright alternative to tobacco smoking, the long term effects of e-cigarettes are not known. Nicotine is addictive in nature and will continue to harm the body. There are vape pens and e-cigars available for these avid users. They can be filled with e-liquids, vape mods and box mods to continue with their smoking. With eliquids coming in various flavors, it rests upon the user to buy the eliquid which suits them the most. They are also available without nicotine though very few use them. The Propylene and glycerin are filled into the clearomizer according to the proportion they prefer. The flavorings can also be custom made according to the need of the user.