Commentary: The Emergence of Pod Mods at Vape Shops

Eval Health Prof. 2019 Mar;42(1):118-124. doi: 10.1177/0163278718812976. Epub 2018 Nov 26.


The vape shop industry is a rapidly growing market sector with a constantly changing product landscape. The rapid evolution of nicotine delivery systems, most notably the emergence of salt nicotine e-juice and pod mod devices, have resulted in a sudden shift in the product market, suggesting new implications for the health professions in addressing electronic cigarette use.

Keywords: electronic cigarettes; health; pod mods; vape shops.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems
  • Humans
  • Marketing* / methods
  • United States
  • Vaping*