Across the world, tens of millions of people have quit smoking for good with the help of e-cigarettes.

Vaping has become so big – so quickly – that it sometimes feels as though it has been around forever. In fact, vaping has become an international phenomenon in the span of just over a decade.

Vaping isn’t just something that’s changed the lives of smokers and been a major boon for public health; it’s also created an industry that now spans the world. In the United States alone, there are now tens of thousands of vape shops supporting hundreds of thousands of jobs – and along with the product sellers, there are also manufacturers. Though most of the world’s vaping hardware comes from China – as is the case with most consumer electronics –vape juice is made just about everywhere. A global distribution network makes it possible to buy JUUL in Australia, Dinner Lady in Canada and Naked 100 in the United Kingdom.

Let’s learn more about how vape juice became an international industry.

Vaping Originates in China

If you’re a vaper, you’re probably aware of the fact that the modern mass-produced e-cigarette was invented by a Chinese pharmacist named Hon Lik. Although there were earlier attempts during the second half of the 20th century to create a safer cigarette, those attempts failed due to technological shortcomings and failure to find investors. When Hon Lik invented his e-cigarette, it was finally possible to create a battery-powered vaporizer that was similar in size and shape to a tobacco cigarette. Lik also had the benefit of working for a pharmaceutical corporation with the necessary financial resources to turn Lik’s idea into a real product.

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Jennifer Ross – The American Reporter – 2021-07-05.

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