- What is an "Electronic Cigarette?
An Electronic Cigarette, or "E-Cigarette", is a device designed to be an alternative to smoked tobacco products, such as cigarettes, cigars, or pipes. It is a battery-powered device that heats and vaporizes a Propylene Glycol/Vegetable Glycerin/Nicotine solution. In allows the user to exhale a water vapor that simulates smoke. This vapor also provides a flavor and physical sensation similar to that of smoking, while no tobacco, smoke, or combustion is actually involved.