New York sues e-cigarette firm Juul for targeting youngsters

Business Nov 20, 2019

New York sues e-cigarette firm Juul for targeting youngsters

New York on Tuesday became the second state this week to sue Juul, the largest U.S. electronic cigarette manufacturer, for illegally targeting minors with its marketing campaigns. The lawsuits come as the vaping industry faces intense scrutiny over an epidemic of lung ailments linked to ...

Trump announces industry talks to resolve vaping 'dilemma'

Business Nov 12, 2019

Trump announces industry talks to resolve vaping 'dilemma'

U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday he plans to meet with vaping industry representatives as he considers whether to ban flavored e-cigarette products following a deadly epidemic of vaping-linked lung injuries. "Will be meeting with representatives of the Vaping industry, together with medical professionals and ...

Juul ex-exec alleges company shipped million tainted products

Business Oct 31, 2019

Juul ex-exec alleges company shipped million tainted products

A Juul Labs executive who was fired earlier this year is alleging that the vaping company knowingly shipped 1 million tainted nicotine pods to customers. The allegation comes in a lawsuit filed Tuesday by lawyers representing Siddharth Breja, a one-time finance executive at the e-cigarette ...

Juul halts U.S. sales of many flavored nicotine liquids

Business Oct 18, 2019

Juul halts U.S. sales of many flavored nicotine liquids

E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. said Thursday it will completely halt U.S. sales of all flavors except tobacco, mint and menthol, as the company faces heightened scrutiny from regulators, lawmakers and state attorneys general over the appeal of its nicotine products to teenagers. Thursday's move, ...