In 1963, a patent was filed for a “smokeless non-tobacco cigarette,” but the invention did not get off. Quickly-ahead to 2013, and digital cigarettes—or e-cigs, as they’re called— experienced mushroomed into a billion-dollar business.
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Thank You For Vaping: The E-Cigarette Discussion – Documentaries – The New Yorker
Producer: Sky Dylan-Robbins
Cinematographer: Nate Lavey