What is an electronic cigarette?
An electronic cigarette, also known an e-cigarette looks feels and tastes like a regular cigarette, but with significant benefits over a traditional cigarette. An e-cigarette is made up of a battery and a flavor cartridge. When inhaled upon, the battery automatically warms up the flavor cartridge and delivers a smoking sensation to the user. The smoke-like substance that is produced is a simple water vapor solution, designed to imitate conventional cigarette smoke.
Why are e-cigarettes becoming so popular?
E-cigarettes provide smokers with the nicotine hit and habitual routine they want. They deliver the same feel, taste, throat-hit and general satisfaction smokers receive from traditional cigarettes. But they do not carry the same health risks as tobacco cigarettes and they are between 60-75% cheaper. Check out our article on the best e cig priducts and devices to help find the right one for you.
Are electronic cigarettes really smokeless?
Yes, electronic cigarettes are totally smoke-free. The substance emitted is a water vapor solution that disappears in seconds.
What does the vapour taste and smell like?
There are many flavors available. You can choose a flavor that tastes like your regular cigarette brand (such as Marlboro or Menthol) or you can choose from a whole range of exciting sweeter flavours (such as watermelon, vanilla, cherry or chocolate). The water vapor is odorless.
What is in the vapor?
The ingredients used to create the vapor, is Nicotine (in the strength of your choice), Propylene Glycol and flavorings. This simple nicotine solution is also known as “e-liquid”.
What is Propylene Glycol?
Propylene Glycol is an organic compound and is present in many foods, toothpastes and mouthwash products. Propylene Glycol has a slightly sweet taste; it is odorless, colorless and is used to make the vapor resemble cigarette smoke.
How much nicotine is in a cartridge/cartomizer?
Cartridges and e-juice are available in a variety of nicotine strengths including High, Regular, Light, Ultra-Light and Zero Nicotine levels. See our nicotine level guide and brand selector in the Refills area.
How long does each cartridge last?
In general, one flavor cartridge is comparable to a regular pack of 20 cigarettes.
What are the benefits of using electronic cigarettes?
The list is endless! But, below are just a few of the advantages of switching to smokeless cigarettes:
- They don’t produce tar, carbon monoxide or any of the other 4000 poisonous chemicals present in tobacco cigarettes.
- On average they’re between 60-75% cheaper.
- No more bad breath, stained teeth, smelly clothes and hair.
- They do not produce any harmful second-hand smoke and you can smoke them anywhere.
Who can use electronic cigarettes?
Electronic cigarettes are for smokers 18 years and older.
Can I use my e-cigarette anywhere?
In short, Yes! Since there is no flame or smoke emitted, just a simple water vapor, you can legally smoke electronic cigarettes anywhere.
Where can I buy an electronic cigarette?
All reputable brands are available online. Please refer to our Starter Kit Reviews section to see which brands are most highly regarded.