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
2.21.20
vaping

A Major Study That Fuelled the US Vape Panic Has Been Retracted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
2.20.20
magic mushroom

This California City Is Decriminalising Magic Mushrooms

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

Vape Panic Is Accidentally Killing Shisha Too

If states continue to ban flavoured tobacco and vaping products, shisha could be collateral damage in the US.
Alex Norcia
1.15.20
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
11.15.19
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 Founders' First Marketing Boss Told Us the Vape Giant's Strange, Messy Origins

"I'm probably still on some don't-fly list."
Alex Norcia
11.6.19
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
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 US and Not the UK

There's a reason – actually, a few – and none of them are very flattering to American politicians.
Alex Norcia
10.10.19
Drugs Policy

The Future of Drug Education Is So Much Better than D.A.R.E.

Vape panic. Fentanyl death. Legal weed. Maybe this new alternative is worth a shot?
Alex Norcia
10.9.19
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