Pax Labs

History and Evolution of Pax Labs

  • In 2005, Adam Bowen and James Monsees developed the e-cigarette called Ploom.
  • Ploom was founded in 2007 and relied on private investors for funding.
  • In 2011, Japan Tobacco International invested $10 million in Ploom.
  • Ploom changed its name to Pax Labs and bought out JTI's share, retaining the rights to the Pax product.
  • PAX 1, PAX 2, PAX 3, and PAX Era were released, each offering improvements and new features.
  • Pax Labs closed a $420 million equity round in April 2019, valuing the company at $1.7 billion.

Introduction to Juul

  • Juul is a type of e-cigarette introduced by Pax Labs in June 2015.
  • It uses nicotine salts found in leaf-based tobacco as its key ingredient.
  • The e-cigarette is shaped like a USB flash drive and recharges using a magnetic USB deck.
  • Each Juul pod contains about the same amount of nicotine as one pack of cigarettes and delivers approximately 200 hits.
  • Juul attempts to deliver a nicotine peak in five minutes, similar to a traditional cigarette.

Pax Vaporizers

  • PAX 1 was the first dry herb vaporizer released by Ploom in 2012.
  • PAX 2, released in 2015, featured a smaller design compared to the original device.
  • PAX 3, released in 2016, allowed the use of both dry herbs and cannabis concentrates and offered improved temperature adjustability.
  • PAX Era, released alongside PAX 3, was the first cannabis vaporizer to use proprietary PAX Pod cartridges.
  • PAX Era Pro, an update to the original Era model, features ExpertTemp technology, pod memory, haptic feedback, and a UL-certified battery.

Pax Labs Leadership and Expansion

  • Tyler Goldman became the CEO of Pax Labs in August 2016.
  • Bharat Vasan served as CEO from February 2018 until September 2019.
  • Bowen, Monsees, and Goldman left Pax Labs in 2017.
  • Pax Labs distributes products in the United States, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, and the United Kingdom.
  • Pax Labs signed agreements with Canadian pot stocks to supply cannabis extracts for its PAX Era system.

Juul's Impact, Health Concerns, and Comparison of Pax Vaporizers

  • Juul has been effective in helping people quit smoking and has gained widespread popularity.
  • Vaping and Juuling pose threats to teen and pre-teen health, raising concerns among health professionals.
  • Vaporizer Wizard has compared the Pax 2 and Pax 3, and Vaping Daily has reviewed the Pax Era.
  • The official Pax website provides information on the Pax 3 and the Pax Era.
  • Pax Labs is associated with Discount Vape Pen and offers further details on their products on their website.

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