E-Cigs Are Going Tobacco-Free With Synthetic Nicotine
It's hard to imagine, these days, selling a product by calling it synthetic. “A lot of people kind of give you the weird eye,” says Edward Uy, vice president at SQN, the first vaping company to debut liquids with lab-made synthetic nicotine. Every other tobacco product in human history, including virtually every other vaping liquid, makes use of natural nicotine from tobacco plants. But tobacco also happens to be, if anything, the prime example that natural is not necessarily better.