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New York joins states suing e-cigarette maker Juul

New York has joined the ranks of states suing the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker, Juul Labs Inc., saying the company used deceptive marketing practices to reel in young users.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 18, 2019

California sues e-cigarette maker Juul over ads and sales

California on Monday sued the nation’s biggest e-cigarette maker, alleging that Juul Labs deliberately marketed and sold its flavored nicotine products to teenagers.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019

Juul halts US sales of popular mint-flavored e-cigarettes

Juul Labs said Thursday it will halt U.S. sales of its best-selling, mint-flavored electronic cigarettes as it struggles to survive a nationwide backlash against vaping.


U.S. teen vaping numbers climb, fueled by Juul & mint flavor

New research shows U.S. who vape prefer Juul, and mint is the top flavor for many. That suggests a shift after Juul’s sweeter flavors were removed from retail stores. The …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019

Juul halts sales of fruit, dessert flavors for e-cigarettes

The voluntary step announced Thursday is the company’s latest concession as it tries to weather a political backlash blaming its flavored-nicotine products for hooking a generation of teenagers.


Consumer watchdog agency probes Juul and 5 more vaping firms

A government watchdog agency is ordering Juul and five other vaping companies to hand over information about how they market e-cigarettes.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019

Juul stops funding San Francisco vaping measure

Juul Labs Inc. announced Monday that it will stop supporting a ballot measure to overturn an anti-vaping law in San Francisco, effectively killing the campaign.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019

Philip Morris, Altria end merger talks

NEW YORK – The U.S. tobacco giants Philip Morris and Altria are calling off merger talks and Juul’s CEO is stepping down with safety concerns over e-cigarettes intensifying. The makers …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019

Juul stops e-cigarette ads as teen vaping, illnesses grow; CEO steps down

Juul Labs Inc. will stop advertising its electronic cigarettes in the United States and replace its chief executive as mysterious breathing illnesses and an explosion in teen vaping have triggered …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 23, 2019

Trump’s vaping crackdown could help Juul by ending the decade’s biggest small-business success story

Mom-and-pop vape shops are the fastest-growing retail segment of the past decade, as well as the one with the highest share of employees at small businesses. But a government ban …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019

Juul warned over claims its e-cigarette safer than smoking

Federal health authorities on Monday blasted vaping giant Juul for illegally pitching its electronic cigarettes as a safer alternative to smoking and ordered the company to stop making unproven claims …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019

Michigan to become 1st state to ban flavored e-cigarettes

Michigan could become the first state to ban flavored electronic cigarettes. Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday ordered the state health department to issue emergency rules that will prohibit the …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019

E-cigarette maker Juul facing mounting scrutiny by state AGs

E-cigarette giant Juul Labs is facing mounting scrutiny from state law enforcement officials, with the attorneys general in Illinois and the District of Columbia investigating how the company’s blockbuster vaping …


E-cigarette giant Juul’s campaign donations favor Democrats

E-cigarette giant Juul Labs gave nearly $100,000 to members of Congress during the first half of 2019 as the company faced the bulk of the blame for a surge of …


Connecticut launches investigation into vaping health claims

Connecticut is joining other states in investigating vaping manufacturer Juul Labs


North Carolina sues e-cigarette maker Juul over marketing

North Carolina’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit against the maker of a popular e-cigarette maker, asking a court to limit what flavors it can sell and ensure underage teens …


Juul nicotine hit may be ‘Worst for kids, best for smokers’

She tried gums, patches and various electronic cigarettes to quit smoking. What finally worked for Chantel Williams was a small, reusable e-cigarette called Juul that packs a big nicotine punch. …


The best Rx for teens addicted to vaping? No one knows

The nation’s top health authorities agree: Teen vaping is an epidemic that now affects some 3.6 million underage users of Juul and other e-cigarettes. But no one seems to know …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018

Tobacco giant strides into vape market with $13B Juul stake

Altria, one of the world’s biggest tobacco companies in the world, is spending nearly $13 billion to buy a huge stake in the vape company Juul as cigarette use continues …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018

Juul to halt most flavored e-cigarette retail sales

Juul Labs Inc., the maker of a hot-selling vaping device that is increasingly popular with teens, will stop selling most flavored e-cigarettes in retail stores, according to a person familiar …


UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018

U.S. agency cracks down on Juul e-cigarette popular in schools

Federal health officials on Tuesday announced a nationwide crackdown on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators.


UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018

A new twist on vaping: Juuls are small, discreet, and have health and school officials concerned

Called Juul by brand name – or “juuling” on the street – the vaping device has lit up attention both for its popularity and public health warnings that the discreet, …