Wall St. Journal: Illicit vaping products thriving on Amazon, Facebook Marketplace

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As the crackdown on vaping continues, the Wall Street Journal reports illicit vaping products are thriving online. Third-party sellers on Amazon and Facebook Marketplace are hawking THC oils, counterfeit vape pens and empty packaging to make your own pods at home. Both websites have policies against illegal sales, but there remains a gray area regarding empty vape cartridges.

Amazon is letting you pay for online purchases using cash -- but only if you're willing to run to a Western Union. Customers using Amazon PayCode will be given a code at checkout, and must then go to a Western Union location to pay out the order within 24 hours. The service is rolling out in the U.S. in the coming weeks.

A new survey shows more than half of all startups pay for Slack's workplace communication software. The survey from Cruise Consulting released those findings. But there is no rest for Slack -- Microsoft Teams, bundled into its Office Suite, is gaining ground in larger companies.

 

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