As the idea of e-cigarette was first introduced in the year 2003, over the course of a little over a decade, the popularity of e-cigarettes has exponentially risen. However, though the product was introduced in 2003, the increase in the awareness of this product highly increased from the year 2010 to 2013.
According to a study done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “The journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research has published a new study that focuses on adult awareness and use of electronic cigarettes. Researchers from CDC and Georgia State University found that from 2010 to 2013, awareness grew to 80% and use of e-cigarettes more than doubled amount U.S. adults. In 2013, approximately 8 in 10 adults were aware of e-cigarettes, while nearly 1 in 10, or 20.4 million individuals, had ever tried the products at least once. E-cigarette use was especially prominent among current and former cigarette smokers”.
With an increased awareness and more demands for e-cigarettes, there has been a trend in what kind of products users are purchasing. Along with the development of vaporizers, people are constantly looking for more to enhance their vape experience. According to Tyler McCanus in Electronic Cigarette Consumer Reviews, he states, “while the typical consumer may have started off with a Blu e-cig and found it wasn’t cutting it, they went looking for more. This next year (2015) we’ll see more of that, as current vapers become less wary of handling e-liquid and many will take that next step up”.
E-cigarette industries are constantly on the rise as e-cigarettes, according to Tyler McCanus, “are still that hot as they are a hot topic in pop culture, a topic on capital hill, and a hot topic among smokers”. People are constantly looking for that better, more advanced and cool device to use as an alternative to smoking. In a sense, it has become a method of socializing with others. As many have started of with products that actually look like traditional cigarettes (Minis), they have upgraded into Ego or Mod products to enhance their vaping.
A current trend of e-cigarette is that users have been upgrading their devices into mod devices. The reason for this mainly lies in the fact that Mod devices can be customized to fit the needs and preferences of the users. Many mods that are available in the market today allow users to modify not only the looks of their devices but also the settings to create more power and better taste. For example, Innokin’s latest devices such as the CoolFire IV, iTaste MVP 3.0 Pro, and the all latest Disrupter allow users to adjust the voltage and wattage of the device according to the users desires. Though Minis and Ego electronic cigarette are more common across the world, users of mod devices are increasingly rising.
It is important that users remain satisfied with their products. As there are new products that are released into the market that provide users with new settings and more options, people are constantly changing their devices. This again shows the increasing popularity of mod devices as users have shown great satisfaction with these vaporizers. A study by Smoking in England “shows that rates of quitting smoking increased from 2011” and also claim that “E-cigarettes may have helped approximately 20,000 smokers to stop in 2014 who would not have stopped otherwise”.
With the notion of e-cigarettes as an alternative to smoking, users are constantly on the look for the best devices to satisfy the craving caused by traditional cigarettes. The trend today is currently leaning towards the latest mod devices. However, as trends constantly change, perhaps in the future, we can look forward to a new device that will grasp the attention of all smokers.