Juul paid for access to young people, according to testimony in a US Congressional hearing to determine the company’s role in a youth vaping epidemic that has spiraled since the company’s 2015 launch.  

North Carolina is suing Juul Labs for allegedly deceiving the public about the dangers of nicotine and for aggressively marketing vapes to young people. The state is now the first to take legal action against the vaping giant. The complaint seeks to go further than FDA…

E-cigarettes have single-handedly erased progress against teen tobacco use, according to a damning US CDC report published yesterday. Among American youth, cigarette smoking had been declining since the late 1990s. But from 2017-2018, tobacco use among high schoolers rose…

As soon as next week, the FDA is expected to ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes in thousands of US retail outlets and impose new rules for online sales. Gas stations and convenience stores will be barred from selling the products, but they will still be available…

An August 2016 FDA rule banned sales of new e-cigarettes without regulatory approval. But Juul and other products already on the market remain exempt until 2022.  

The trend for sleek e-cigarettes is sweeping youth culture, creating a gateway to nicotine addiction and bona-fide cigarette smoking, found a new study in the journal Pediatrics.