Increasing use of Electronic Cigarettes: An alarming trend
Keywords:Smoking, Electronic Cigarettes, Pakistan
AbstractAnicotine delivery systems (ENDS) is a handheld electronic device that delivers nicotine via a vaporised liquid consisting of proylene glycol, glycerol and nicotine. The popularity of e-cigarettes continues to rise worldwide with 6.7% of adults and 11.3% of high school students in the United States reporting current e-cigarette use. In Pakistan, a study reported use of electronic cigarettes in 6.2% of medical students. The notion of e-cigarettes being less harmful than conventional cigarettes has propelled their popularity.