electronic cigarette

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electronic cigarette

An electrical device that simulates critical aspects of cigarette smoking by producing a water-based vapour that provides the sensation, appearance, flavour and nicotine content of inhaled tobacco smoke, without tar resulting from combusted tobacco.

electronic cigarette

(sig?a-ret', sig'a-ret?)
A cylindrical device shaped like a cigarette, which releases smokeless nicotine, heated vapor, flavorings, and other chemicals into the mouth and lungs when it is inhaled. Although the device is smokeless, it is nonetheless a health hazard.
Synonym: e-cigarette
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Miguel Corral, co-founder of VIP, said: "It's widely agreed that vaping plays a major role in helping people to quit smoking.
It goes on to say that the Labour Government in Cardiff say that people working from their own home would be barred from vaping (E Cigarettes) in certain rooms and between working hours and if caught could be taken to court and fined and this new law, if implemented, would be policed by council officers.
If somebody doesn't like people vaping it's not a good enough reason to ban it.
Given that vaping is legal, can employers ban it in the workplace?
Vaping is exempt from the law against smoking in public places because e-cigarettes don't produce any actual smoke, only water vapour.
E-cigarette is a catch-all term for the multitude of devices used for vaping flavored nicotine liquids.
And I was really trying the whole vaping thing more to see what happened than because I really had an urge to quit cigarettes.
Vaping was seen as a tool for smokers to get their nicotine fix without inhaling harmful smoke but the long-term health impacts are still unclear.
Between its power and the technology inside, the Solaris F-Type will be finding a home in the high end vaping market and best of all our customers never have to buy replacement batteries again.
Those who switched to vaping from smoking reported a reduction in harmful effects, with very mild and temporary side effects.
Vaping is believed by many to be a healthier alternative to smoking, taken up by those looking to kick the habit.