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The Vaping Fix

Wondery

Two young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs set out to rid the world of smoking with an incredible new product. The device stands to disrupt the tobacco industry and make them rich, until it falls into the wrong hands and lives are ruined. From classrooms to hospitals, boardrooms to the Oval Office, what can be done to protect teenagers and is it too late? From Laura Beil, the reporter behind Dr Death and Bad Batch, comes The Vaping Fix, the inside story of the rise of Juul and the making of a crisis.

Two young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs set out to rid the world of smoking with an incredible new product. The device stands to disrupt the tobacco industry and make them rich, until it falls into the wrong hands and lives are ruined. From classrooms to hospitals, boardrooms to the Oval Office, what can be done to protect teenagers and is it too late? From Laura Beil, the reporter behind Dr Death and Bad Batch, comes The Vaping Fix, the inside story of the rise of Juul and the making of a crisis.

Location:

United States

Networks:

Wondery

Description:

Two young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs set out to rid the world of smoking with an incredible new product. The device stands to disrupt the tobacco industry and make them rich, until it falls into the wrong hands and lives are ruined. From classrooms to hospitals, boardrooms to the Oval Office, what can be done to protect teenagers and is it too late? From Laura Beil, the reporter behind Dr Death and Bad Batch, comes The Vaping Fix, the inside story of the rise of Juul and the making of a crisis.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Rational Future of Smoking | 6

6/15/2021
As one father wrestles with his son’s intensifying nicotine addiction, Juul’s founder finds himself in the hot seat in front of the country’s highest powers. The company is fighting to defend its reputation, but some mistakes can be hard to forgive. Listen to new episodes of THE VAPING FIX early and ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery App. - https://wondery.app.link/thevapingfix. Support us by supporting our sponsors! SimpliSafe - Thanks to our presenting sponsor SimpliSafe!...

Duration:00:41:48

Up In Smoke | 5

6/8/2021
Juul desperately needs help and they find it from an unexpected source. Will their decision actually save the company from going up in smoke, or have they just accepted a deal with the devil? Listen to new episodes of THE VAPING FIX early and ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery App. - https://wondery.app.link/thevapingfix Support us by supporting our sponsors! SimpliSafe - Thanks to our presenting sponsor SimpliSafe! Visit SimpliSafe.com/VAPING to customize your system, receive...

Duration:00:36:44

Public Enemy | 4

6/1/2021
Everyone is breathing down Juul’s neck - parents, teachers, elected officials and the FDA. As the company scrambles to keep their devices out of the hands of teenagers, is it too little, too late? Listen to new episodes of THE VAPING FIX early and ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery App. - https://wondery.app.link/thevapingfix. Support us by supporting our sponsors! SimpliSafe - Thanks to our presenting sponsor SimpliSafe! Visit SimpliSafe.com/VAPING to customize your system,...

Duration:00:34:24

I Think I’m in Love With a Juul | 3

5/25/2021
Juul sales skyrocket. From regulators to Youtube it seems like everyone is in love with the sleek new device . The only problem? Among the new fans is a group no one wanted to see: teens. Listen to new episodes of THE VAPING FIX early and ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery App. - https://wondery.app.link/thevapingfix. Support us by supporting our sponsors! SimpliSafe - Thanks to our presenting sponsor SimpliSafe! Visit SimpliSafe.com/VAPING to customize your system, receive a...

Duration:00:38:49

Vaporized | 2

5/17/2021
It’s a race against time to design, manufacture, and ship James and Adam’s new device Everyone is stretched to breaking point and along the way decisions are made that will haunt the company forever. Even the surprising intervention of a popular late-night TV host isn’t enough to stop what’s coming. Listen to new episodes of THE VAPING FIX early and ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery App. - https://wondery.app.link/thevapingfix Support us by supporting our sponsors! SimpliSafe...

Duration:00:41:55

Playing with Fire | 1

5/17/2021
James Monsees and Adam Bowen, two Stanford graduate students, have an idea - one they believe could save millions of lives and rid the world of smoking. The goal is personal: they’re both smokers. But even good intentions can have unintended consequences? Listen to new episodes of THE VAPING FIX early and ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery App. - https://wondery.app.link/thevapingfix Support us by supporting our sponsors! SimpliSafe - Thanks to our presenting sponsor...

Duration:00:42:30

Introducing: The Vaping Fix

5/1/2021
Two young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs set out to rid the world of smoking with an incredible new product. The device stands to disrupt the tobacco industry and make them rich, until it falls into the wrong hands and lives are ruined. From classrooms to hospitals, boardrooms to the Oval Office, what can be done to protect teenagers and is it too late? From Laura Beil, the reporter behind Dr Death and Bad Batch, comes The Vaping Fix, the inside story of the rise of Juul and the making of a...

Duration:00:02:53