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Juul Sued by New York State Over Marketing Vape Products to Kids

Juul Labs Inc. is being sued by New York for allegedly trampling state marketing laws by targeting teenagers in advertisements for e-cigarettes and misleading statements about nicotine content in vaping products, among other things, the state’s top law enforcement officer …

California Sues E-Cigarette Seller Juul for Targeting Teens with Nicotine Products

The state of California on Monday sued e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc., alleging the San Francisco company engaged in a “systematic” and “wildly successful” campaign to attract teenagers to its nicotine devices. The lawsuit draws on internal correspondence and other …

Juul Labs and WeWork Being Sued Under Illinois Biometric Privacy Law

Juul Labs Inc. was sued for collecting biometric data from its online customers as a method of verifying they are legally old enough to buy vaping products. The company was accused in a complaint filed last Thursday in Illinois of …

Two Midwest School Districts Join Lawsuit Wave Against Juul Over Vaping

Two public school districts on Monday sued Juul Labs Inc, accusing the company of endangering their students and draining their resources by marketing its addictive e-cigarettes to teenagers. The St. Charles, Missouri, and Olathe, Kansas, public school systems appeared to …

New York Court Blocks State Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes

A New York court on Thursday temporarily halted a state ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, giving the embattled vaping industry a breather just a day before the state’s prohibition was due to take effect. The appellate court ruling …

FTC Orders E-Cigarette Makers to Relinquish Advertising, Sales Data

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has ordered a half-dozen e-cigarette companies to turn over sales and advertising data, the federal regulator said on Thursday, in the first sign of a likely probe of their marketing practices. The announcement comes the …

How Early Signs of Lung Effects of Vaping Were Missed and Downplayed

Scientists, regulators and e-cigarette proponents missed, ignored or downplayed signs that vaping could significantly damage the lungs for nearly a decade, a review of medical literature, government documents and interviews with doctors shows. At least 15 incidents of lung injuries …

New York Moves to Enact Statewide Flavored E-Cigarette Ban

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping, especially among young people. The Democrat announced Sunday that the state health commissioner would be …

In Suit, Indiana Family Says Juul E-Cigarettes Are Deliberately Highly Addictive

An Indiana family is suing Juul Labs Inc., accusing it of making electronic cigarettes that contain excessively high levels of nicotine without warning that they’re addictive. The McCullough family of Carmel filed the lawsuit Aug. 20 in U.S. District Court …