More people turning to electronic cigarettes in effort to kick smoking habit, according to industry insiders
November 18, 2011
– More people are using a electronic cigarette in order to try to give up smoking according to industry insiders.
Back in the 1960's when people first became aware of the dangers related to smoking, many men and women have found quitting the tobacco habit very difficult. Companies have been improving and manufacturing smoking cessation products for a long time now. From nicotine patches to gum, smoking addicts have been using them to quit their habit ever since they became popular in the 1990's.
Electronic cigarettes (also known as e-cigs and electric cigarettes) are the newest product available to smokers. They're designed to look and feel like real cigarettes, even down to releasing artificial smoke but they do not actually contain any tobacco. Users inhale nicotine vapour which looks like smoke without any of the carcinogens found in tobacco smoke which are harmful to the person and others around him.
The E-Cigarette consists of a nicotine cartridge containing liquid nicotine. When a user inhales, a tiny battery powered atomizer turns a small amount of liquid nicotine into vapour. Inhaling nicotine vapour gives the user a nicotine hit in seconds rather than minutes with patches or gum. When the user inhales, a small LED light at the tip of the electronic cigarette glows orange to simulate a real cigarette.
The nicotine cartridges themselves come in various strengths, sizes and styles. Most of the major brands, such as the Gamucci electronic cigarette have full strength, half strength and minimal strength. This is designed for people who want to quit smoking without giving up the habit of the hand to mouth motions. As they get used to using the electronic cigarette, they can gradually reduce the strength they use until they quit completely.