A secret danger posed by electronic cigarettes involves misusing the smokes to get a fast high.
The NYC Citizens Lobbying Against Smoker Harassment said Tuesday it filed the papers in state Supreme Court.
The City Council will consider a proposal to ban the use of electronic cigarettes in public places such as restaurants and parks.
The final word on the level of toxicity and vapors from e-cigarettes has not yet been officially determined.
The plastic devices called “e-cigarettes” carry no warning labels and are heavily advertised on the Internet.
As more cities ban smoking, diehards are looking for a new way to feed their nicotine habit – and they may have found it.