nicotine

Culture

How Australia's Ban on Nicotine Vape Spawned a Thriving Black Market

Vape juice that contains nicotine is supposedly illegal. But thanks to loopholes in legislation it's everywhere.
Sam Nichols
4.23.19
Australia Today

Sorry, but Your Nicotine-Free Vape Probably Contains Nicotine

Australian researchers tested tenn different "nicotine-free" vape liquids to find 60 percent of them contain nicotine.
Gavin Butler
1.14.19
vaping

A Deep Dive into Juul's Bizarre Plan to Teach Students About Vaping

This is embarrassing.
Allie Conti
11.5.18
Drugs

Why Some Meth and DMT Users Are Using Vapes

There’s little research on the safety of vaping drugs beyond nicotine and cannabis, but that hasn’t stopped people from trying.
Richard Greenhill
8.30.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Juul Allegedly Knew Teens Were Using Its Products Since 2015

The allegation has been the basis of lawsuits, probes, and crackdowns—now a former company employee says it's true.
Allie Conti
8.28.18
The VICE Guide to Finance

My Infuriating, Elaborate Quest to Get Rich by Investing in Juul

Can a regular person get in on the ground floor of a privately-owned vape company with a roughly $15 billion valuation? I tried really hard.
Allie Conti
8.9.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Mom Is Suing Juul Because Her Teen Is 'Unable to Stop' Vaping

The 15-year-old allegedly became "anxious, highly irritable, and prone to angry outbursts" after the e-cigs got him "heavily addicted to nicotine."
Drew Schwartz
7.23.18
vaping

I Followed Vape-Smuggling Teens to Find Out Why They’re So Obsessed with JUUL

The bougie cross-border trip made me question everything I know about teenage rebellion.
Laura Bell
4.25.18
vaping

This 21-Year-Old Is Making Thousands a Month Vaping on YouTube

DonnySmokes has basically become the Marlboro Man of the YouTube era. But should his videos be regulated like advertising?
Allie Conti
2.5.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Turns Out E-Cigarettes Are More Cancer-y Than We Thought

A new study suggests your vape is unhealthy, bro.
Larry Fitzmaurice
7.28.16
Health

We Asked Smokers if They Would Pay $33 for a Pack of Cigarettes

Australian smokers are set to pay about $33 USD for a packet of cigarettes by 2020. We asked some of Melbourne's smokers if that was reason enough to quit.
David Allegretti
5.10.16
Stuff

Getting to Grips with Dokha, the Super-Strength Tobacco Becoming Popular in Britain

One bowl of dokha is like five or six cigarettes in one hit. The sensation feels a bit like laughing gas, but you cough and splutter a whole lot more.
Amber Roberts
10.28.15
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