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The ruling against Juuling?

1:30 pm PDT • June 25, 2022

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The ruling against Juuling?

A federal appeals court froze the FDA’s ban on Juul products Friday after the company sought an emergency administrative stay. On Thursday, the U.S. regulator took sweeping action against the…

Juul can keep selling vaping products in the US for now

The axe has fallen for e-cigarette maker Juul. The FDA ordered the company to stop selling and distributing its ubiquitous vaping devices in the U.S. Thursday, a dramatic end for…

FDA orders Juul to stop selling its vaping products in the US

Over the past several years, institutional investors had largely shied away from China’s e-cigarette makers, an industry that was teeming with shoddy workshops and lacked regulatory oversight. But investors’ attitude…

Juul inventor’s Myst lands funding as institutional investors turn to China’s e-cigs

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TikTok is being used by vape sellers marketing to teens

TikTok has a vaping problem. Although a 2019 U.S. law made it illegal to sell or market e-cigarettes to anyone under the age of 21, TikTok videos featuring top brands of disposable e-cigarettes and vapes for sale have been relatively easy to find on the app. These videos, set to popular and upbeat music, clearly…

8:40 am PST • January 26, 2021
TikTok is being used by vape sellers marketing to teens

Voters in San Francisco have resoundingly rejected an attempt to overturn a citywide ban on e-cigarettes by a margin of around 80:20. Reporting on the count in the Bay Area,…

San Francisco smokes Juul’s hopes by voting to keep e-cigarette ban

Facing increasing scrutiny from international and domestic regulators, the Altria Group has decided to write down its investment into the e-cigarette company Juul by $4.5 billion. That’s roughly one-third of the…

Altria writes down $4.5 billion from its investment in Juul

Juul Labs chief executive Kevin Brown is stepping down from the leadership role in the company, making way for a longtime tobacco executive from the company’s largest shareholder, Atria, to…

Juul names longtime tobacco exec as chief executive as Kevin Burns steps down

In a small corner on the second floor of a roughshod maker space in Philadelphia, the founders of Hava Health are plotting the launch of what they call the first…

As e-cigarettes come under fire, Hava Health readies a vape pen to help people quit smoking

India’s government has announced an immediate ban on e-cigarettes — citing youth-focused public health concerns. In a news statement following a cabinet meeting today, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the…

India bans e-cigarettes citing youth health concerns

After a hearing this week, members of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform said that Juul, the ultra-popular e-cigarette brand, may have intentionally targeted teens in schools and…

Using the same tactics as ‘Big Tobacco,’ Juul may have intentionally targeted teens

China is taking steps to regulate its blossoming vaping market as health concerns over electronic cigarettes increase. China’s National Health Commission has begun research into e-cigarettes and plans to issue…

China plans e-cigarette regulation as industry booms

A statement issued by the Surgeon General of the United States on youth e-cigarette use this morning, while not quite definitive, is fairly damning nonetheless. While Surgeon General Vivek H.…

The Surgeon General calls youth e-cigarette smoking ‘unsafe’

Two or three years ago, e-cigarattes were exotic. These strange sticks, their ends LED-lit and their owners expelling odorless smoke – “It’s vapor!” – would look as futuristic as a…

E-Cig Companies Will Never Promise To Help You Quit Smoking