analyse and present research information | Final Report: electronic cigarettes |
TABLE OF CONTENT
1. Executive summary……………………………
3.1 Background Research
3.2 Research Questions
2. Background Research and Short Explanation:
The research proposal will explore the use of Electronic cigarettes to help reduce the consumption of nicotine and regular cigarettes, and its knowledge by smokers. An electronic cigarette, also known as e-cigarette, e-cig, personal vaporizer (PV), or electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) is an electronic inhaler meant to simulate and substitute tobacco smoking. It generally utilizes a heating element that vaporizes a liquid solution. Some release nicotine while some merely release flavored vapor. They are often designed to mimic traditional smoking implements, such as cigarettes or cigars, in their use and/or appearance.
The benefits and risks of electronic cigarette use are, as of 2013, uncertain ”http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22797832” (date visited: 10/08/13). Laws vary widely concerning their use and sale, and are the subject of pending legislation and ongoing debate. This research is not defending or encouraging the use of electronic cigarettes or tobacco cigarettes in any way, as no research for health purposes will be mentioned in this research. This proposal will explore the use of those props when helping users to reduce the consumption of actual nicotine and tobacco.
One reason the electronic cigarette, also known as “e-cig”, works when trying to quit or decrease the consumption of tobacco cigarettes, is because they are very similar to the actual ones. Users have highlighted the similarity of e-cigarettes to tobacco cigarettes, the feeling they get at the back of the throat when they inhale, and how electronic cigarettes...