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E-cigarettes are more appealing than cigarettes for a variety of reasons, including cost, choice of different flavors, ease of accessibility, and use and impact of social media. There are also different perceptions among e-cigarette users, including both adolescents and adults. Article

There is an indication of a widespread vaping problem within New Jersey secondary schools, including indoor and outdoor locations and, while there are limited respondents who report known fires or explosions and injuries, there is great risk for future events to occur assuming the prevalence of vaping continues. Article

Estimated effects of youth vaping on youth smoking are stronger among the general youth population than among the small group of youth who actually vape and associations of parental vaping with youth smoking and vaping are either explained by measured confounding or could be relatively easily explained by unmeasured confounding. Article

A predominantly pessimistic attitude to non-combustible nicotine products (NCNP) is identified for harm reduction or cessation of smoking due to: wider circumstances of socioeconomic disadvantage; lack of a perceived advantage of alternative products over smoking; and a perceived lack of information about relative harms of NCNP compared to smoking. Article

E-cigarettes now appear to appeal to a broader market than smokers who want to quit. More than half of young adult e-cigarette users vaped cannabis-containing e-liquid in the past year while only one-quarter had used e-cigarettes to assist with cessation. Article

The prevalence of new tobacco-alternative products is growing in popularity among Japanese adolescents with e-cigarettes attracting a broad range of groups to smoking. Article

In Lebanon, there is a gap in knowledge regarding electronic cigarettes, especially among participants who display a positive attitude towards them. Article

Inequalities in vaping among never smoking youth and adult ex-smokers, suggest potential to widen health inequalities, while weaker inequalities in smoking cessation among adult vapers indicate e-cigarettes could help narrow inequalities. Article and Blog

Participants like and provide richer descriptions of characters and social situations in e-cigarette advertisements featuring their own peer crowd more than the advertisements featuring a different peer crowd. Article


Electronic cigarettes do not appear to have the potential to reduce socioeconomic inequalities in smoking as current evidence does not show a clear trend of higher e-cigarette use in groups with higher tobacco consumption. Article

Nearly 20% of dual American Indian dual users of cigarettes and electronic cigarettes use electronic cigarettes either without nicotine or without knowing if the product contains nicotine. Article

Factors such as using marijuana and alcohol in the past year, having others in the household who smoke, being a current smoker, being male and between the ages of 15-21 are significantly associated with current e-cigarette use in youth. Article

Young adults in Hong Kong, particularly current cigarette smokers, perceive e-cigarette aerosol as less hazardous than secondhand cigarette smoke. Article

The use of e-cigarettes in Italian nursing students is rare and mainly limited to current smokers. Article

The most prevalent reasons for smoking e-cigarettes in a sample of pregnant smokers is to help them quit smoking followed by feeling that e-cigarettes are safer for them than regular cigarettes. Article

The majority of e-cigarette only users in Hungary report more perceived beneficial changes in physiological functions while fewer adverse events than users who use e-cigarettes and combustible tobacco cigarettes. Article

Young Australian adults are supportive of restrictions around the sale and use of e-cigarettes but generally oppose outright bans. Article


Health warnings may help to prevent non-smokers from e-cigarette use but they may inadvertently deter smokers from initiating use and substituting their tobacco smoking for e-cigarette use if their content is perceived as too negative. Article

The major adverse effects and withdrawal symptoms observed among dual users are coughing, breathing problems and craving smoking. Overall, sole e-cigarette users perceive fewer adverse effects and withdrawal symptoms. Article

Although Chinese media coverage of e-cigarettes is on the rise, their coverage is not salient in the media overall. Article

The STATUS trial aims to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of combining varenicline with nicotine e-cigarettes for smoking cessation among varenicline non-responders in treatment for mental health illnesses and/ore alcohol and other drug addictions. Article

There are fewer cigarette smokers among Norwegian students when compared to other countries. The prevalence of e-cigarette smoking is low whereas waterpipe tobacco smoking is popular in this particular sample. Article

The majority of vape shop customers are vapers who have quit smoking. Article

Participants hold various affective associations with tobacco products and affect towards cigarettes is more negative than affect towards e-cigarettes. Article


Former smokers report a longer history of e-cigarette use and higher nicotine concentrations than current smokers. Article

Review websites are heavily used by the e-cigarette and vaping community to share information about e-liquid use and can be mined for valuable information on self-reported attitudes and opinions. Article

A single-center trial aims to explore the cardiovascular physiological effects of the use of e-cigarettes combined with behavioral support as a smoking cessation method. Article


Among early adopters, ever-use of first generation e-cigarettes to aid quitting cigarette smoking is not associated with improved cessation or with reduced consumption, even among heavy smokers. Article

A study aims to document puffing patterns and user behaviors associated with using high and low strength nicotine e-liquid and associated toxicant/carcinogen exposure in experienced e-cigarette users. Article

Dual cigarette and cigar users show evidence of greater dependence symptoms and cessation intentions compared with exclusive cigarette smokers. Article

E-cigarette use is widespread in students in a socially disadvantaged rural area in Poland, especially among boys, those with other risky behaviors and with smoking parents or friends. Article

E-liquid components associated with e-cigarette use symptomology are vegetable glycerine/propylene glycol ratios, flavors and nicotine levels. Article

Exposures to harmful smoke toxicants are observed to be lower in smokers who completely or partially replace their cigarettes with e-cigarettes over five days. Article

There is a cross- sectional association between self-reported call of e-cigarette point-of-sale displays and use of, and intention to use, e-cigarettes. Article


It is possible that e-cigarette use will not carry the same stigma as regular cigarette smoking in pregnancy. Article

Nicotine uptake, from short-term use of e-cigarettes containing 1.6% and 2.4% nicotine are significant but lower than those of tobacco cigarettes. However, the reduction in urge-to-smoke or craving symptoms are broadly comparable. Article

For habitual cigarette smokers who want to quit tobacco smoking, switching over completely to e-cigarettes may require skills of cognitive-behavioral management. Article

There is high awareness of and substantial experimentation with e-cigarettes among university students in Romania. Article

E-cigarettes are being accessed by teenagers more for experimentation than smoking cessation, with those most likely to access e-cigarettes already familiar with illicit methods of accessing age-restricted substances. Article


The vast majority of information on YouTube about e-cigarettes promote their use and depict the use of e-cigarettes as socially acceptable. Article

Regulatory agencies should not allow 'lower risk' warning labels and should consider implementing graphic warning labels for smokeless tobacco products and e-cigarettes. Article

A bibliometric analysis reports on the progress in e-cigarette research over the last few years. Article

Current state of knowledge about chemistry of liquids and aerosols associated with e-cigarettes indicates there is no evidence that vaping produces inhalable exposures to contaminants of the aerosol that would warrant health concerns. Article