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Juul stops selling mint-flavored vapes

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Juul will stop selling mint-flavored vape products in the US. The company says it’s pulling mint pods from its website, as well as no longer taking new orders from retailers. As of this article, the company only sells three flavors: Classic tobacco, Virginia tobacco and menthol. Juul says it made the …

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China tells online stores to stop selling e-cigarettes

Sponsored Links WANG ZHAO/AFP via Getty Images E-cigarette sales bans are quickly becoming an international phenomenon. China’s tobacco regulators have asked online shopping companies to “temporarily” close online stores that sell e-cigarettes — effectively, it’s banning e-cig sales on the internet. Officials argued in the notice that this was to protect the “physical and mental …

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Lawsuit: Juul sold tainted e-liquids to users “drunk and vaping like mo-fo’s”

Enlarge / Mint and menthol pods for Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarettes are displayed for sale at a store in Princeton, Illinois, on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. Getty | Bloomberg Leading e-cigarette-maker Juul knowingly sold a large amount of contaminated mint-flavored e-liquid, endangering public health in the name of profits, according to a lawsuit brought by …

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India effectively bans e-cigarettes

Sponsored Links AleksandrYu via Getty Images India just became among the first countries to effectively ban vaping. On Wednesday, the country banned the sale, import, advertising and production of e-cigarettes. First-time offenders face up to a year in prison and $1,400 fine, while repeat offenders face the prospect of a three-year sentence and $7,000 fine. …

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Chinese retailers abruptly stop selling Juul e-cigarettes

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS It appears Juul’s fortunes are about to get even worse. Bloomberg reports retailers in China have pulled the company’s products just one week after they became available within the country. Citing a “person familiar with the matter,” the publication says Juul wasn’t told why its e-cigarettes and nicotine pods were removed …

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CDC refines definition of vaping-linked illnesses, lowers case count

Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. Getty | Picture alliance The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated and revised the national tally of illnesses linked to the use of e-cigarettes, aka vaping, dropping the count from 450 possible cases to 380 confirmed and probable cases, the agency announced late Thursday. The new …

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Vaping-linked lung disease cases jump from 94 to 153 in 5 days, CDC says [Updated]

Enlarge / A person exhales vapor while using an electronic cigarette device in San Francisco, California on Monday, June 24, 2019. Getty | Bloomberg Update, August 23, 2019 (3pm ET): In a press briefing hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Friday, health officials reported that the count of severe lung disease linked to …

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Vaping linked to 94 mysterious cases of severe lung disease in 14 states

Enlarge / A person smokes a Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarette. Getty | Bloomberg The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Saturday that it’s investigating a puzzling burst of severe lung-disease cases linked to e-cigarette product use or “vaping.” Between June 28 and August 15, health officials have counted 94 probable cases of severe lung …

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Juul faces House investigation over teen e-cigarette use

Sponsored Links AP Photo/Julio Cortez Juul is facing even more heat over concerns that it’s contributing to teen vaping. The House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy has opened an investigation into the “youth e-cigarette epidemic” that could determine if Juul had marketed its e-cigarettes to kids. Committee Chairman Raja Krishnamoorthi has asked the company …

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Social media ads for vaping must include nicotine warnings, FTC says

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned a handful of “e-liquid,” or vape, companies that they — and their social media influencers — must follow the same advertising rules as everyone else. Specifically, ads for vaping products that contain nicotine must include warning labels, as …

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