Tobacco Addiction

Juan G. R. The electronic cigarette and its effect

Tobacco Irrigation . Volume 3 No. 1 : 1-2 , 2014, Spain .

Electronic cigarettes were first marketed as an alternative to conventional cigarettes use. The benefits and risks of using electronic cigarettes are currently being widely investigated . The results of two studies conducted by the Catalan Institute of Oncology on the effects of these electronic devices in passive smokers , confirm that vaping as known to smoke these cigarettes , are exposed to similar amounts of nicotine and toxic particles to those of a normal cigarette . A study conducted by a group of researchers from the University of Athens report that electronic cigarette vapor , damages lung airway influencing affectations .

About 10 years ago that began to market electronic cigarettes as an alternative to conventional cigarettes, despite not having much experience on their use. The electronic cigarette is a device that has evolved considerably in recent years , is currently composed of three parts : a battery with manual switch, claromizador and nozzle cap. Smokers use electronic cigarettes mainly for quality , durability and price of the product. The benefits and risks of using electronic cigarettes are currently being widely investigated , since WHO warn that care must be taken when consuming this type of cigarette , as they have a low effectiveness as the only remedy to stop smoking and emphasize the message that it is best not to smoke

The Catalan Institute of Oncology confirms the risks of electronic cigarette, its use is as harmful as tobacco for passive smoking. The results of two studies on the effects of these electronic devices in passive smokers , confirm that vaping as known to smoke these cigarettes , are exposed to similar amounts of nicotine and toxic particles to a normal cigarette. Research materialize the presence of nicotine and in homes where smoking electronic cigarettes is ten times higher than households where no smoking , with values that revolve around 10 micrograms per cubic meter that are above the limits advised the World Health Organization ( wHO). After studying the saliva and urine of vapeadores and compare it with that of non-smokers and the traditional smoking has been confirmed that the concentration of nicotine in secondhand smoke electronic cigarette is about five or six times higher than non-smoking similar to those of a consumer who lives with classical tobacco consumer. .

A study conducted by a group of researchers from the University of Athens, was presented at the Annual Congress of the European Respiratory Society , held in Vienna , the study is based on nicotine that carries the device , derived tobacco substance, despite being released by the vapor electronic cigarette , damages lung airway influencing affectations .

WHO calls for ban electronic cigarettes where the tobacco is not allowed. Brazil vetoes the use of electronic cigarettes and New York limited consumption as conventional tobacco . The Irish Department of Health prohibits the use and sale of electronic cigarettes in all health facilities in the country .

The Committee on Health and Human Services of the House of Deputies in Spain has regulated the use and advertising of electronic cigarettes containing nicotine and other similar products. Electronic cigarettes may not be used in government centers and public entities ; also prohibited in the centers, services and establishments , as well as in open- air or covered , that included their enclosures. They will also be vetted these cigarettes outdoors in playgrounds or play areas for children, With regard to transport, its use will be restricted in any type of vehicles for urban and intercity public transport , as well as sea , rail or air.


Keywords: electronic cigarette, electronic cigarette effect, smoker, passive smoker, nicotine level researches, WHO, tobacco,

 

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