What is a Vaper?

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Vaper (pronounced VAY-purr) is a slang term that is used to describe a person who inhales the vapor produced by electronic cigarettes.  Similarly, the act of smoking an electronic cigarette is referred to as vaping.


  • He used to be a smoker, but calls himself a vaper now that he's switched to electronic cigarettes.
  • I bought an electronic cigarette and started vaping.

Studies are ongoing, but research has already found toxins in e-cigarette vapor, including TSNAs (highy carcinogenic compounds also present in cigarette smoke), and even heavy metals.

While e-cigarettes do not carry the same level of danger as traditional cigarettes, they are not without their own risks.

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