Alex Norcia

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
drugs-health

JUUL Is Pulling Its Teen-Friendly Mint Flavor

Now you have to vape tobacco flavors, children.
Alex Norcia
11.7.19
money-corruption

JUUL's Corporate Overhaul Is Starting to Get Ugly

After a summer of vape-linked deaths and horrible press, job cuts are coming—and lawsuits, too.
Alex Norcia
10.31.19
Weed

Colorado Might Be the Only State Having a Rational Response to Vape Panic

Instead of banning sales, regulators are trying to figure out what's actually causing harm.
Alex Norcia
10.22.19
Weed

Arizona Iced Tea Is Pivoting to Weed and That's Just the Beginning

Nineties nostalgia brands need money. Cannabis might be the answer.
Alex Norcia
10.21.19
drugs-health

JUUL Just Abandoned a Bunch of Its Own Products

On Thursday, the powerhouse announced—yet again—that it was scaling back amid a national panic. Here's what it means for you.
Alex Norcia
10.17.19
drugs-health

JUUL Is Facing a New Lawsuit from a Dead Teen's Mother

"We anticipated this being the next big thing," one lawyer on the case said.
Alex Norcia
10.16.19
drugs-health

Why People Are Dying from Vaping in the U.S. and Not the U.K.

There's a reason—actually, a few—and none of them are very flattering to American politicians.
Alex Norcia
10.13.19
drugs-health

Panic-Driven Vape Bans Just Hit Their First Roadblock

Advocates expected a court ruling to help stem the tide of War on Drugs-style regulation across the country.
Alex Norcia
10.6.19
drugs-health

Get Ready for JUUL's Grassroots Rebrand

"It sounds like JUUL just outsourced reaching out to their actual, adult customers to see if they'd be willing to advocate."
Alex Norcia
10.5.19
drugs-health

The War on Drugs Is Coming for Vapes, and It's Not Going to End Well

"Making things illegal tends to make them more dangerous."
Alex Norcia
9.11.19
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