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China's Vape Industry Is Just Getting Started

We head to the Chinese city producing a majority of the world's e-cigarettes to explore how it's affecting the surrounding area's vape scene.
18 December 2018, 3:00am

On this episode of VICE INTL, we head to Shenzhen, China, the industrial metropolis that produces more e-cigarettes than anywhere else on the planet. Though the city is exporting an inordinate number of vapes, Shenzhen's residents have been slow to pick up the habit themselves.

VICE took a tour of Shenzhen's smoke shops, stopped by an e-cig expo, and toured a vape factory to figure out how the city's residents are warming up to the new phenomenon—and what the industry's rapid growth means for them.

This article originally appeared on VICE US.