The Vaping Fix

Publisher: Wondery

Critic Rating: 5.0/5

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.


Critic Reviews

Score: 4.9

Charlie Calver - GQ (Aus) - Jun 9, 2021

"A very interesting part of it is the idea of ‘unintended consequences’, especially for a startup. I found that very interesting, especially, the pursuit of this perfect design, which almost lends itself to becoming more addictive because it's so easy to use and it looks so cool."

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Score: 5

Hannah J Davies - The Guardian - May 21, 2021

"Laura Beil of Dr Death and Bad Batch returns with another gripping podcast packed with health-related scares. "

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