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 ...

Michigan takes first step, banning flavored vaping products

Business Sep 5, 2019

Michigan takes first step, banning flavored vaping products

The state of Michigan announced a ban Wednesday on flavored nicotine vaping products, amid growing concern among health authorities over the impact of a product long promoted as less harmful than smoking. "And right now, companies selling vaping products are using candy flavors to hook ...

Editorials Jun 30, 2018

Mixed anti-smoking efforts

Tokyo is taking a stronger stance than the Diet in clamping down on smoking in public places. Other prefectures and cities should follow suit.