"I'm probably still on some don't-fly list."
After a summer of vape-linked deaths and horrible press, job cuts are coming—and lawsuits, too.
"Half our customers are drunk and vaping like mo-fos, who the fuck is going to notice the quality of our pods."
"We anticipated this being the next big thing," one lawyer on the case said.
"It sounds like JUUL just outsourced reaching out to their actual, adult customers to see if they'd be willing to advocate."
A new programme in Washington treats quitting vaping like its own problem.
By dropping its "Make the Switch" slogan, the company pivots away from framing itself as an anti-smoking aid.
Altria has already used the vape lung panic to install one of its executives as the CEO of Juul.
"I'm not exaggerating when I say that I talk to at least ten families a day," one lawyer said.
"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."
The bulk of the cases seem to involve patients inhaling tetrahydrocannabinol, from THC oil cartridges supposedly bought off the street or at head shops
The e-cigarette giant and the federal government aren't reacting quickly enough to signs vaping carries risks, critics charge.