Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Gabrielle Ortiz smokes an electronic cigarette at Vape New York, an electronic cigarette store on June 10, 2013 in New York City. Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are battery powered devices that vaporizes a nicotine laced liquid solution into an aerosol mist which simulates the act of tobacco smoking. E-cigarettes are attracting major investors as their popularity increases and the market for traditional cigarettes continues to shrink. On Monday it was announced that Sean Parker will be investing $75 million in a leading maker of electronic cigarettes.
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