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Pax Labs’ Bharat Vasan is out as CEO

Bharat Vasan is no longer the Chief Executive Officer at Pax Labs, the consumer tech company that makes cannabis vaporizers. A source familiar with the situation said that the board of directors made

The scientist behind Juul launches a Juul alternative for China

The chemist who helped create the magic sauce behind Juul, Xing Chenyue, unveiled the product of her new startup Myst Labs this week after two years of development: electronic cigarette alternatives d

Pax Labs CEO Bharat Vasan and serial founder Keith McCarty are coming to Disrupt SF

The legalization of cannabis and hemp for medicinal and recreational use in states across the U.S. and in Canada has opened up a huge vein of green, green cash for startups. Two entrepreneurs tantaliz

Confirmed: Pax Labs raises $420 million at a valuation of $1.7 billion

Pax Labs, the popular vape maker, has today confirmed the close of a $420 million equity round, including from existing investors Tiger Global Management and Tao Capital Partners, and new investors in

Juul Labs co-founder James Monsees is coming to Disrupt SF

To say Juul Labs has had a meteoric rise would be an understatement. The company, which spun out of Pax Labs in 2017, now accounts for a staggering 72 percent of the e-cigarette market. And the produc

PAX introduces Session Control to let novice users control their intake

PAX Labs, makers of the popular PAX 3 and PAX Era vaporizers, have today updated their app to offer a new feature called Session Control. The idea here is based around the fact that people can sometim

The FDA is cracking down on Juul e-cig sales to minors

The FDA has its eye on Juul Labs, the e-cigarette company that has captured nearly half of the $2 billion e-cig market. Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb ann

PAX Labs brings on Bharat Vasan as new CEO

PAX Labs has a new CEO. The company, which makes loose-leaf vaporizers, has brought on Bharat Vasan as Chief Executive Officer. Vasan has spent the last 15 years in consumer hardware, serving as the P

A year with the PAX Labs Juul vaporizer

Nicotine vaporizer companies have a bit of a conundrum. While, legally, they can’t market themselves as smoking cessation devices, most vapers are current or former cigarette smokers. In fact, t

Startups downplay tobacco as they talk up cannabis

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The new PAX 3 lets you vape both loose-leaf flower and concentrates

Pax Labs, makers of some of the world’s most popular loose-leaf flower and nicotine vaporizers, has today announced a new flagship vaporizer in the form of the Pax 3. Not only is Pax 3 the third

PAX Labs unveils the PAX Era, a new oil vaporizer

These days, it’s not uncommon to see folks using oil pens instead of lighting up a good old-fashioned joint. PAX Labs, the makers of the Pax vaporizer line and the JUUL e-cig, are today answerin

Pax Labs brings in Deezer’s Tyler Goldman as new CEO

Pax Labs, the folks responsible for the Ploom and the Juul and the Pax loose-leaf vaporizer, have today announced some leadership changes. Former Deezer CEO Tyler Goldman will be taking over as CEO, a

Pax Labs Heats Up With $46.7 Million In Series C Funding

Pax Labs, the folks responsible for the Pax botanical vaporizer, have today announced a massive round of funding. The company is receiving $46.7 million in Series C financing led by existing investors

Vaporization Startup Pax Labs Introduces Juul, Its Next-Gen E-Cigarette

Pax Labs is best know for its development of the Pax Vaporizer, which changed how a lot of people thought about consuming leafy, botanical materials. Now the company wants to change the way they think