CNBC's Carl Quintanilla Reports on Health Crisis and Proposed Federal Regulation Amid Outbreak Of Vaping-Related Deaths
Englewood Cliffs, N.J., September 16, 2019 – Today, Monday, September 16, 2019 @ 7:00PM ET, CNBC will re-air its recently released original documentary, "Vaporized: America's E-Cigarette Addiction," with updated reporting from CNBC's Carl Quintanilla following the outbreak of vaping-related deaths caused by a mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping.
In the hour-long program, CNBC's Carl Quintanilla investigates the rapidly growing and controversial e-cigarette industry, a market expected to hit $9 billion by the end of 2019. CNBC offers unprecedented access inside Juul Labs, a company whose innovative product design and marketing have made it the industry leader as well as a lightning rod for criticism that vaping companies are luring teenagers into nicotine addiction. While some believe e-cigarette sales should be restricted to protect kids, others claim stricter regulation could cost the lives of many adult cigarette smokers struggling to kick their deadly habit. In "Vaporized," CNBC explores the raging debate: are e-cigarettes a curse or a cure?
In the updated documentary, Carl will report on the current health crisis and the U.S. government's subsequent reaction, including proposed federal regulation.
"Vaporized: America's E-Cigarette Addiction" will also re-air on Saturday, September 21st at 1:00AM ET (Friday, September 20th 1at 10:00pm PT.) It is also available for viewing on CNBC.com/live-TV/cnbc-originals with a cable provider login, as well as on Apple TV, Fire TV, Roku via the CNBC app. It will be on iTunes and Amazon soon.
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