Last 2013, the awareness and use of e-cigarettes or vapes in among U.S adults grew to 80%, with nearly one in ten adults had tried the products at least one. The growing popularity of vaping in the market, along with studies that support its effectiveness as a cessation device, has resulted in many states and capitals to show favorable treatment of the device and its users in the public.
However, there still some cities that remain disinclined with the use of the device in their locality. Factor such as current political stance of the state government, as well as bans and high excise tax, shows a negative impact on vapers on these areas.
In this infographic, we will list down the most and least welcoming cities for vapers based on the factors observed in the November 2016 report by R Street Institute, a Washington D.C.-based committee conducting free market research.