Boom in pot vaporizers lets yuppies secretly get stoned in public

“I was smitten immediately,” says the filmmaker, who, like most people in this story, asked that his name not be used so he could discuss his illegal drug use. “This was just so easy — really smooth.”

After the party, he promptly went online to buy one of the $250 devices, and started using it regularly, even going on a bit of a pot bender with it, after 40 years of smoking from traditional joints and pipes.

“It was like Christmas morning for a few months,” he says.