The use of e-cigarettes is a growing area of controversy and there are many mixed messages aimed at consumers. DBH 9019 asks you to pursue inquiry of the following:
An e-cigarette, or electronic cigarette, is a device used to simulate the experience of smoking, having a cartridge with a heater that vaporizes liquid nicotine instead of burning tobacco.
[e-cigarette. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved March 5, 2016, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/e-cigarette]
To find materials on this topic in the article databases, try the following search terms:
Electronic cigarettes are battery-powered vaporizers meant to simulate smoking without the harmful effects of tobacco. Use the following sources to learn more about e-cigarettes.
Opinion polls are a resource for gathering public response to various issues. Please note how the polls were conducted as this will provide a better understanding of the information presented.
In addition to the resources below, more information is available from the U.S. Government. Try a search at USA.gov, the government's official web portal.
Thanks to the following for sharing portions of their LibGuides:
The University of Rhode Island: http://uri.libguides.com/ecigs
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: http://guides.library.illinois.edu/electroniccigarettes
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