"The electronic cigarette lounge on Bedford Avenue may soon be able to serve beer and wine after the local community board's State Liquor Authority committee unanimously approved its license application Monday night. Being able to serve beer and wine will let MoVapes offer 'vapers' — as e-cigarette smokers are sometimes known — a laidback place to use the nicotine devices, owner Dr. Sathish Modugu told the board. 'It’s not about alcohol, it’s about the hobby of vaping,' he said, reassuring locals that MoVapes would stop serving alcohol if it gets too rowdy."
"Legally you can’t smoke on the LIRR but vaping isn’t smoking. The rules say you can’t carry a burning product but there is no fire in a Vape." —I'm not sure what kind of trauma needs to occur in your life to induce so much apathy that you can casually utter the word "vaping" with neither irony nor shame, but apparently it happens. Anyway, "Electronic cigarettes have become such a booming business — there’s now dozens of brands to choose from — that one line, VapeNY, opened its own stand-alone store on the Lower East Side last week." I am not saying that you would vastly improve the life [...]
Blu, the maker of electronic cigarettes that release a nicotine-laden vapor instead of smoke, has developed packs of e-cigarettes with sensors that will let users know when other e-smokers are nearby….
The new “smart packs,” which will go on sale next month for $80 for five e-cigarettes, are equipped with devices that emit and search for the radio signals of other packs. When they get within 50 feet of one another, the packs vibrate and flash a blue light.
The reusable packs, which serve as a charger for the cigarettes, can be set to exchange information about their owners, like contact information [...]