Alex Norcia Alex Norcia

    Alex is journalist in New York, where he covers labor and drug policy, especially tobacco harm reduction. Most recently, he was a staff reporter at Vice, and he has also been published in places like The New York Times MagazineThe Nation and The Daily Beast. He’ll be reporting from Arizona this summer and plans to soon launch a newsletter focused on the politics of nicotine vaping in the US and abroad.

    The Unfolding Tragedy of India’s Vape Prohibition

    Born and raised in Mumbai, Aditi Sharma now lives in Pune, a sprawling city ...

    Native American Reservations a Haven for New York Vape Shops

    Around Thanksgiving 2019, two months after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order that ...

    Vape Bans Are Creating a Thriving Illicit Market 

    On a normal day, Nic Holden makes $150 selling liquid nicotine out of his ...

    How South Africa’s Coronavirus Tobacco Prohibition Backfired

    For weeks, you couldn’t walk your dog in South Africa. You couldn’t go to ...