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 ...

Michael Bloomberg apologizes for 'stop and frisk' NY police practice

World / Politics Nov 18, 2019

Michael Bloomberg apologizes for 'stop and frisk' NY police practice

Michael Bloomberg on Sunday apologized for his longstanding support of the controversial "stop-and-frisk" police strategy ahead of a potential Democratic presidential run, a practice that he embraced as New York's mayor and continued to defend despite its disproportionate impact on people of color. Addressing a ...