25 Dec The Story of E-cigarettes
The amazing story of e-cigarettes goes back farther than you may think and is still being written:
E-cigarettes offer great convenience, save their users a great deal of money, and they provide the same pleasure customers are used to with traditional cigarettes – all without the burdens that come with smoke.
The first known person on record to have the idea for an electronic smoking device was Herbert A. Gilbert. In 1963, he filed a patent for this type of product, being entirely ahead of his time in more ways than one. He was well aware of the hazards of tobacco. But sadly, an idea was simply not enough at that time.
The first e-cigarette is developed in Beijing, China by Hon Lik, a 52 year old pharmacist, inventor and smoker. He reportedly invents the device after his father, also a heavy smoker, dies of lung cancer. The company Lik worked for, Golden Dragon Holdings, developed the device and changed their name to Ruyan, which means “like smoke”.
As e-cigarettes were gaining popularity in the early 2000s, so did the subculture. While a lot of people liked the stock e cigs on the market, there was a small subset of people who wanted more out of their vaping experience.
While e cig mods come from humble beginnings, as the culture grew because more and more people wanted higher performing e cigs/batteries with different features, different batteries, mods, and accessories were manufactured and sold. Now, there’s e-cigarettes in all shapes and configurations – so even though a lot are manufactured.
Regardless of your lifestyle or expectations for your vaping experience, there’s bound to be a set up that’s just right for you. If you want something that’s easy to carry and doesn’t require much maintenance, there’s something for you, check out Vapestrm PICOSTRM, compact in size, but perfectly produces mega vapor. If you want an e-cigarette that’s more complicated than the first lunar lander, there’s a mod that’s just right for you, check out Vapestrm POQUETTE, which offers a wildly dynamic range of options and an intensely powerful level of performance.
As awesome as e-cigarettes are in the current market, they’ll only continue to get better and better as technology evolves. E-cigarettes might have only been in the mainstream for a little less than 10 years, but they’ve already undergone quite the evolution – we can’t wait to see what people with come up with next.