E-CIGARETTES: A GATEWAY TO NICOTINE ADDICTION?

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Javaid Khan

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Tobacco industry has a long history of bringing various devices in order to keep their deadly business going; from rolled cigarettes, cigars, filtered cigarettes, light cigarettes, shisha and now to Electronic Cigarettes. E-cigarette are a class of products which deliver nico -tine-containing aerosol to a user by heating a solution typically comprised of propylene glycol and/or glycerol (glycerin), nicotine and flavoring agents. E. cig have four parts: the battery, the heating element, the vaporizing chamber, and the solution cartridge.

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Khan J. E-CIGARETTES: A GATEWAY TO NICOTINE ADDICTION?. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2016 Jan. 3 [cited 2023 Feb. 2];29(4). Available from: https://jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/1881
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Editorial