Alex Norcia

Drugs

Your Vape Could Soon Have a Tracking Chip in It

A former vape manufacturer has created vape-tracking software that he promises won't be a privacy issue.
Alex Norcia
2 days ago
vaping

A Major Study That Fueled National Vape Panic Has Been Retracted

The paper, published by the American Heart Association's scientific journal, claimed that vaping could lead to a heart attack.
Alex Norcia
2.19.20
Money

I Got in an Accident Driving for Lyft and Entered Eternal Insurance Hell

When another person hit her car while she was transporting passengers, Melissa Schultz discovered her insurance wasn't going to help.
Melissa Schultz
2.17.20
Tobacco

Wall Street Is Buying Cigarettes

Financial analysts are telling their clients that disaster in the vaping industry will only help the tobacco market.
Alex Norcia
2.16.20
magic mushroom

Santa Cruz Is Decriminalizing Magic Mushrooms

It's the latest victory for psychedelic-reform advocates in the U.S.
Alex Norcia
1.30.20
Tobacco

Vape Panic Is Accidentally Killing Hookah Too

If states continue to ban flavored tobacco and vaping products, hookah could be collateral damage in the U.S.
Alex Norcia
1.14.20
Drugs

The Trump Administration Just Banned Almost All Flavored Vape Pods

But menthol- and tobacco-flavored products will remain available for purchase.
Alex Norcia
1.2.20
psychedelics

Psychedelics Were Already Having a Good Year. Then Andrew Yang Tweeted

"We are at the forefront of the fight to end the war on drugs," one advocate said of a budding movement.
Alex Norcia
12.17.19
drugs-health

Scientists Tell Everyone to Take Several Seats Over Vaping Panic

"In public health, there are always trade-offs."
Alex Norcia
12.15.19
drugs-health

Here's More Evidence That Flavors Aren't the Reason Teens Vape

"Mint" and "unicorn poop" might not be as compelling to young people as trying something kind of weird and maybe even dangerous.
Alex Norcia
12.11.19
drugs-health

Forget Cali Sober. Now There's Vape Sober

Inside the massive underground network of people who help each other stay off drugs—and are ready to fight back against vape bans.
Alex Norcia
11.14.19
drugs-health

'Mango Is Not a Crime': Trump-Supporting Vapers Stormed D.C.

Jeffrey Epstein conspiracies. Questionable signs about "vapers lives matter." And lots of angry people who voted for the president.
Alex Norcia
11.12.19
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