The Vaping Fix

The Vaping Fix

Wondery
Society & Culture>Documentary
8 episodes
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.
  • Laura Beil chats with hosts Samuel Donner and John Frye of Wondery’s Secret Sauce about the reporting behind The Vaping Fix, what’s next for Juul and whether the company is a cautionary tale for all Silicon Valley startups.   Listen early and ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, bi...
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  • 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 an...
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  • 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. - ht...
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  • 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...
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  • 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. - http...
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  • 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....
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  • 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 ea...
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  • 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...
    Play2m 53s