Alex Norcia

Weed

Pennsylvania Is Using the Vape Crisis to Try to Legalize Weed

"I think this is the primary lesson from the outbreak," one expert said.
Alex Norcia
a day ago
money-inequality

When Students Are Striking at Harvard, You Know Class Rage Is Peaking

Graduate workers at the richest college in America haven't been happy for a while now. They're not alone.
Alex Norcia
12.3.19
drugs-health

The Netflix Doc 'Broken' Shows How Social Media Helped Feed the Vape Crisis

JUUL exploded for a reason.
Alex Norcia
12.3.19
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
11.11.19
drugs-health

JUUL Is Pulling Its Teen-Friendly Mint Flavor

Now you have to vape tobacco flavors, children.
Alex Norcia
11.7.19
drugs-health

San Francisco Residents Officially Hate Vaping, Love Class War

"Harm reduction for the rich; the homeless have to smoke."
Alex Norcia
11.6.19
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
11.5.19
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
10.30.19
Drugs Policy

These Trump Voters Say They Might Abandon Him Over Vapes

"I'm more political than I've ever been in my entire life."
Alex Norcia
10.24.19
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
10.21.19
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
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