Quick question: When was vaping first invented? If you said within the past 10 years, or even within the past 20, your estimate is totally off. The history of e-cigarettes and vaping devices can actually be traced back about 90 years, when a guy named Joseph Robinson filed a patent for the first “electric vaporizer” in 1927.
So why did it take so long to catch on? Lots of reasons, many of which are outlined in this fact-packed infographic.