Essay on E Cigarettes And Its Effect On The Market

1021 Words May 5th, 2015 null Page
E-Cigarette
Electronic cigarette was first introduced to the market in China in 2004. In 2003, Hon Lik, a pharmacist from China invented the device. Golden Dragon Holdings, the company Lik worked for, started exporting into major markets in 2005-2006. Golden Dragon Holdings changed its name to Ruyan. (Nordqvist , 2014)
E-cigarettes also known as vaporizer cigarettes and electronic cigarettes are electronic devices that emit doses of vaporized nicotine or deliver a nicotine-containing aerosol also known as vapor that are inhaled. E-cigarettes have three main components an inhaler, atomizer and a battery. This is delivered by heating a solution composed of propylene glycol or glycerol, nicotine and flavoring agents (Grana, Benowitz, & Glantz, 2014).
E-cigarettes have three main components an inhaler, atomizer and a battery. There are two main types of E-cigarette product produced; disposable e-cigarette and the rechargeable e-cigarette. There are different sizes of rechargeable e-cig but the most common ones are the pen style, medium sized rechargeable e-cigarette and the tank-style, large sized rechargeable e-cigarette.
Majority of e-cigarettes are reusable with replaceable or refillable cartridges, some of them also comes with rechargeable batteries or replaceable batteries. Manufacturers and numbers of chronic smokers have indicated that e-cigarette provides a similar sensation to inhaling tobacco smoke, however there is no smoke. Tobacco smoke contains over 4,000…

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