Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes or e-vaporizers) are battery-operated devices that people use to inhale nicotine or flavorings into the lungs. When you puff on it, the e-cigarette makes vapor from the liquid in the cartridge. You then inhale this vapor. People call this “vaping.”

Some slang names for e-cigarettes are:

  • e-cigs
  • vapes
  • vape pipes
  • vape pens

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