Last updated: January 30, 2023

Key Terms


Term Defined

"Electronic cigarette" means an electronic device to simulate smoking by generating steam, which may contain nicotine, having the form of the cigarette and when inhaled gives the taste sensation of real tobacco smoke.


For the purpose of this review, the term "e-cigarette" will be used when referring to an "electronic cigarettes." E-cigarettes are listed under the heading "types of smoking products not containing tobacco."