Electronic cigarettes were invented as an aid to those wanting to quit smoking. They were first introduced in China in 2004. The info graphic is a guide to potential E-cigarette consumers.
To begin with E-cigs are smokeless, non-carcinogenic and non-polluting. A majority of users (55%) are in the age group of 31 to 50 years.
As they provide smoking experience without any ill effects, E-cigs are becoming the choice of many smokers. Also they are handy and do not generate hassles like second-hand smoke. So you can bid good bye to bad breadth, odor and yellow teeth.
The main ingredients are polypropylene glycerol combined with flavor and liquefied nicotine. All these are eco-friendly and have no ill effects. The chemicals used are normal food additives and colorless and odorless at the same time.