1. Vaping: A Brief History and Future Direction of E-Cigs

    Vaping has become more and more popular over the last couple of years. For some people, it has become a smokeless alternative to smoking, while, for others, it has helped them kick the nicotine habit and still enjoy the act of “smoking” without inhaling smoke. The History of Vaping E-cigs haven’t been around for long. In 2003, a Chinese pharmacist, Hon Lik, patented his idea. E-cigs were first introduced in Europe and the United States in 2006. Researchers found in 2011 that smokers switching to e-cigs reduced the number of cigarettes they consumed was comparable to other smoking cessation aids. However, the FDA still does not recognize it as an aid in helping to stop smoking. As of April 2014, the FDA has proposed to regulate the pro…Read More