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Big vape : the incendiary rise of Juul / Jamie Ducharme.

Ducharme, Jamie, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library 338.7679 DUC (Text) 33500013407697 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250777539
  • ISBN: 1250777534
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Smoke Without Fire (2004-2005) -- An Industry Is Born (2007-2011) -- Reinforcements (2011-2013) -- Getting a Buzz (2014) -- The Cool Kid (2014-June 2015) -- Vaporized (June 2015-July 2015) -- Demoted (July 2015-December 2015) -- Ignition (2016-May 2017) -- The Divorce (May 2017-November 2017) -- A New Boss in Town (November 2017-March 2018) -- An Education (January 2018-July 2018) -- Political Animals (April 2018-August 2018) -- Growing Pains (July 2018-August 2018) -- An Epidemic (September 2018-December 2018) -- Serious Fortunes (December 2018-March 2019) -- The Apology Campaign (March 2019-July 2019) -- On Trial (July 2019) -- Plague and Panic (July-September 2019) -- Illicit Products (September 2019) -- Wake Me up When September Ends (September 2019) -- The Takeover (September 2019-November 2019).
Summary, etc.:
"A work of narrative nonfiction chronicling the rise of Juul, the most prominent e-cigarette company, and the birth of a new addiction"-- Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2021 May #2
    TIME magazine staff writer Ducharme tackles the rise and fall of the e-cigarette revolution. She starts with the story of two grad students at Stanford who wanted to create a new nicotine experience to help them quit smoking, and from that, Juul was born. Readers will head into the chronicles of Juul history, outlined by sections including The Spark, Catching Flame, and Up in Smoke. Ducharme touches on the genius of the invention, its troubled history with U.S. regulations, and the downfall of the giant due to competition and tales of health woes from users. In addition, she notes that things could have been different if Juul had not been marketed as "an object of desire rather than as a potentially lifesaving public health intervention." Her well-researched account is easy to read, and features information based on interviews with advisors, insiders, Juul employees, doctors, investors, and more. This book will appeal to most audiences and especially to teens. It also could be a cautionary tale for innovators looking to market the next big thing. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Jamie Ducharme is a staff writer at Time magazine, where she covers health and science. Her work has won awards from the Deadline Club, the New York Press Club, and the Newswomen’s Club of New York. Originally from New Hampshire, Jamie now lives in Brooklyn. Big Vape is her first book.

Subject: JUUL Labs.
JUUL Labs.
Electronic cigarettes > History.
Tobacco industry > History.
Twenty-first century.
United States.
Agricultural industries.
Agriculture > Economic aspects.
Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems > history.
Tobacco Industry > history.
History, 21st Century.
United States.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General.
Genre: Business & Economics / Industries - Agribusiness.

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