Electronic cigarets are battery-powered devices that resemble conventional cigarettes. Their use has increased substantially, especially among youth and young adults, since their introduction to North America in 2007, roughly 2.5 million Canadians have now tried using e-cigarettes. Although perceived as less harmful than tobacco, e-cigarettes are not harmless products. Short term studies have identified several negative effects on one’s health. When combined with nicotine and flavoring one’s addiction increases. Which can also potentially be a gateway to other drugs.