Who Invented Vaping?


This was a question I had one day and decided to look into it more. I thought at first that the first e-cigarette was invented in the 1950’s, I was surprised to find out that vaping devices go back as far as the 1920’s!

V2Cigs has a great article about the real history of e-cigarettes where I got most of the info from.

I wanted to condense the article and give you guys a vaping history class in less than a minute.

1927 – Joseph Robinson files patent in New York for electric vaporizer intended to heat medicinal compounds.

1963 – Herbert Gilbert files a patent for “a smokeless non-tobacco cigarette to provide a safe and harmless means for smoking by replacing burning tobacco with heated, moist, flavored air.” This happens in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

2004 – Hon Lik of China files patent for the design of the modern e-cigarette.

And the rest is history.



Author: Mr. Long Drag

Former smoker turned vaper since 2013. I blog about questions that I and others might have about vaping. All I can say is it's a better alternative to cigarettes, nicotine gum, patches or medication, no matter what the Big Tobacco backed media says!

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