Author: Derrick L. Walker, Personal Injury Attorney
Despite steadily declining smoking rates over the years, more and more Americans are trading in traditional tobacco products for electronic cigarettes. Because they are thought of as a safe alternative to regular cigarettes due to the absence of harmful secondhand smoke, e-cigarettes and the retailers selling them have become abundant. Proponents of e-cigarettes advertise them as helpful in “kicking the habit” for traditional smokers, but those who swap smoke for vapor may be trading one danger for another.
There are many reasons people may choose to use e-cigarettes, and that use has increased exponentially since they hit the market. According…