We encounter them on subways, in restaurants, and even in cubicles: “vapers.” That’s the slang term for people who use e-cigarettes, those glowing blue devices that look like a cigar for a robot. Many people believe, and some marketers of the devices (among others) claim, that e-cigarettes are a safer way to enjoy a smoke. But how safe are they?
Question: I’ve recently cut back on my pack-a-day habit by using e-cigarettes. I am used to waiting for my break to go outside for a smoke, but can’t I just power up an e-cigarette in my office? It might help me focus better, so my boss should be happier. And, because it’s not “smoking,” it