Disadvantages Of E-Cigarette

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Electronic cigarette is also known as e-cigarettes. The basic composition of e-cigarette is a power source, electronic heating element, liquid nicotine cartridge, stabilizing compound, different amount of nicotine and addictive flavoring. E-cigarette has been proven as a successful cessation. Among all smoking cessation methods, electronic cigarette is the most effective method. Based on the research done by Christopher Bullen and colleagues “57% of participants in the nicotine e-cigarette group had reduced tobacco cigarette consumption by at least half at 6 months, compared with 41% of those in the patches group.” (Hajek 2013, pp.1616). E-cigarette is more attractive to smokers because it is able to imitate the smoking motion (hand to mouth motion).…show more content…
There are more than 7000 compounds in conventional cigarettes and among these 7000 compounds there are 70 recognized carcinogens. There are only 40 toxic compounds and carcinogens present in e-cigarettes. E-cigarette contains relatively less of toxins as compared to conventional cigarette. The nicotine level can be adjusted based on the user’s preference. E-cigarettes requires e-juice to operate, the use of e-juices allows customization in terms of flavor and nicotine level. The user can reduce the nicotine level gradually until he or she does not crave for nicotine. E-cigarette is a cheaper alternative for Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), because NRT requires consultation of medical professional. The consultation fees increase the cost of NRT. E-cigarette is a cheaper alternative for Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), because NRT requires intervention and observation of medical

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