Electronic cigarettes have been around since around 2003 and have since been gaining a lot of popularity. This is really not surprising when you consider some of their features that make them far preferable to regular cigarettes.
First of all there is the health issue. You probably don’t need to be told a lot about dangers of smoking, you are being educated on them constantly, whether you are a smoker or not. Well, most of the risks associated with smoking are not present when electronic cigarettes are concerned. The only harmful matter that you inhale when using an electronic cigarette is nicotine. You can even decide to forgo this as well, and be left with just clean vapor that can simulate the taste of a regular cigarette, or come in a wide variety of other flavors. But it is rather unlikely that a lot of smokers will use this option.
This means that you are getting just one harmful substance compared to hundreds found in standard cigarettes, just to mention tar and burned glue. This is why you might try to use these devices while trying to quit smoking, you will still be getting the nicotine you need, and you’ll still have the motions and rituals related to smoking which are also difficult to give up on. Also, unlike with nicotine patches and gum, the nicotine is much more concentrated, and is entering your body in quantities and pace that you are used to. Research done so far on their effectives in helping people to stop smoking is not conclusive, but it definitely wouldn’t hurt to try.
The vapor that you’ll breathe out is completely devoid of harmful substances, which means that you don’t have to worry about secondary smoke anymore. You can use these devices around your loved ones without being scared that you’ll be hurting their health. The fact that the vapor is also either odorless, or at least without unpleasant odors means that you can use these cigarettes in places where smoking is otherwise not allowed. Which today means practically anywhere. You will no longer have to go outside for your cigarette breaks at work, and you can finally follow a nice meal at the restaurant with a relaxing smoke. All of you that had to stop going to your favorite coffee place when they banned smoking know how much this means to a smoker.
Even if you are an avid smoker there had to be times when you were less than thrilled about the fact that you constantly smell of cigarettes and that your teeth or hair might have gone yellow from all the smoke. This is another thing that you won’t have to worry about. And lastly, there is the price issue. Even though an electronic cigarette will incur a larger starting cost, you will soon see how this will help you save some money in the long run. One cartridge can replace one to two packs of cigarettes, and is significantly cheaper than those packs would be.