Vaping, What is it, and how does it work?
- 29 Dec, 2014
What are e-cigarettes?
E-cigarettes are battery operated inhalers that consist of a rechargeable battery, a cartridge called a cartomizer and an LED that lights up at the end when you puff on the device
What is vaping?
Vaping is defined as the act of inhaling water vapor through a personal vaporizer or electronic cigarette. When users draw on the device, the battery heats the liquid, which is then atomized into an inhalable vapor.
How does vaping differ from traditional smoking?
E-cigarettes differ from traditional cigarettes in that they do not contain carcinogens such as arsenic and vinyl chloride. Additionally, there is no secondhand smoke associated with vaping.
Do e-cigarettes contain nicotine?
Yes. They do not contain tobacco.
What is in the liquid inhaled?
The main components of a cartridge of "juice" are nicotine, propylene glycol, solvents and flavors.