The once dominant ecigarette company faces more legal challenges and FDA scrutiny after a probe into whether it deceptively marketed to children and teens. https://media.wired.com/photos/631a3aa862435d269fdbda8d/master/pass/Juul-Settles-Youth-Vaping-Probe-Business-1182904739.jpg
Juul to pay almost $440M to settle U.S. teen vaping investigation
Juul Labs has agreed to pay nearly $ 440 million to settle a two-year investigation by 33 U.S. states into the marketing of its high-nicotine vaping products, which have long been blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping.
Juul to its employees: No more vaping at your desk
Pax Labs Juul told its employees on Dec. 11 that California-based employees can no longer vape at their desks, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The company, based in San Francisco, is enforcing a 2016 California law in which e-cigarettes are banned in the workplace. Juul will erect a tent outside of its San Francisco […]
Juul Can Breathe After Dodging Full FDA Ban on Flavored E-Cigs
The FDA proposed restrictions on the sale of e-cigarettes that are similar to policies that Juul adopted earlier this week. https://media.wired.com/photos/5becafd104298e59b368089d/master/pass/Juul-FDA-h_15136337.jpg
Juul Pledges Big Changes, but the Impact May Be Small
The e-cigarette maker says it will discontinue some flavors at retail outlets and shut down social media accounts ahead of an expected FDA crackdown. https://media.wired.com/photos/5beb4e94eb25730fe73727ee/master/pass/Juul-Stores-1045689480.jpg
Juul curbs sales of some e-cigarette flavours, but not in Canada
Vaping giant Juul Labs Inc. is stopping its sales of some e-cigarette flavours in U.S. stores to deter use by kids and teens, but is not doing the same in Canada.
FDA Launches Crackdown on Juul, Other E-Cigarettes
The agency cites risks of nicotine, particularly on young brains. “The FDA won’t tolerate a whole generation of young people becoming addicted to nicotine,” Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says. https://media.wired.com/photos/5b99844508bfd37b327cfaca/master/pass/juule-teens-h_15044712-w.jpg
Schools, Parents Fight a Juul E-Cigarette Epidemic
The vaping device has become a coveted teen status symbol and a growing problem in high schools and middle schools, spreading with a speed that has taken teachers, parents and school administrators by surprise.