Alex Norcia

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
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
10.3.19
Drugs

The Great Vape Panic of 2019 Is Producing Some Wild Lawsuits

"I'm not exaggerating when I say that I talk to at least ten families a day," one lawyer said.
Alex Norcia
9.23.19
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
9.12.19
Drugs Addiction

Vape-Related Deaths Are Scaring People Back into Smoking Cigarettes

"I realised that if I'm going to die from nicotine, I'd rather have it be at age 60 from cancer than 24 from my lungs exploding or whatever."
Alex Norcia
9.11.19
drugs-health

JUUL Is Responding to Vaping Health Concerns with a Big Ole Shrug

The e-cigarette giant and the federal government aren't reacting quickly enough to signs vaping carries risks, critics charge.
Alex Norcia
8.29.19
environment-people

Ten Memorable Moments from a Surprisingly Savage Democratic Debate

Standouts included Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and... Marianne Williamson?
Alex Norcia
7.31.19
drugs-health

JUUL Pitched Native American Tribes. It Did Not Go Well

"Anytime part of the tobacco industry targets Native tribes, it raises a lot of alarms."
Alex Norcia
7.26.19
identity-rights

The Strange Convergence of QAnon, Citizen's Arrest, and a Dead Mob Boss

Attempts to right wrongs, real or imagined, can backfire horribly.
Alex Norcia
7.24.19
money-scams

A QAnon Believer Allegedly Killed a Mob Boss. Now Gambino Allies Are Getting Arrested.

Months after a 20-something was accused of gunning down the crime family's leader, cops apparently smelled blood.
Alex Norcia
7.18.19
music features

Forever Warped: On the Beach, at the Tour That Refuses to Die

It was "a funeral where everyone could keep hanging out". For now.
Alex Norcia
7.14.19
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