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Library Databases for E-Cigarette and Vaping Articles




Electronic Cigarettes


Vape Pens



E-Liquid or E-Juice

Vaping - The inhalation of vapor produced by an electronic cigarette or other delivery device.

Mods - Term used to described modified e-cigarette devices. For example, a mod might be a larger delivery device that contains more e-liquid than a standard vaping device. 

Vape Pen - A personal vaporizer device shaped like a standard pen.

e-Liquid (also known as e-Juice) - Liquid designed for inhaling via e-cigarettes and other vaping devices. It is composed of vegetable glycerin or propylene glycol (or a combination), nicotine, flavorings, and water.  

e-Cigarette (also known as electronic cigarette) - A battery powered device that heats liquid into a vapor that the user inhales and exhales. e-Cigarettes differ from vaping devices in that the liquid is contained in a cartridge rather than a tank. 



American Lung Association - "the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research."

American Vaping Association - "a nonprofit advocacy group that champions the use of vapor products and electronic cigarettes."

Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association - "a non-profit organization with a mission is to ensure the availability of a variety of effective, affordable, reduced-harm alternatives to smoking."