Suburban Mother Testifies In D.C. About Vaping-Related Illness That Almost Killed Her DaughterThe CDC said there were more than 500 cases of lung injuries connected to vaping, some fatal.
Gurnee Teen Sues Juul, Gas Stop For Vaping Lung DamageOfficials in Illinois confirmed in August a man died from a vaping-related illness. Last week an Indiana resident died as a result of an illness related to vaping. Nationwide, more than 450 people are known to be suffering from illnesses connected to using e-cigarettes.
Indiana Launches Youth-Oriented Anti-Vaping CampaignIndiana has launched a $2.1 million campaign to educate young people on the dangers of vaping and to encourage them to stop.
Lake County Joins Private Firms To Target Juul Over E-Cigarette Marketing To TeensIn what is being called a first-of-its-kind legal action, the Lake County states attorney has joined with private firms to file a lawsuit agains e-cigarette maker JUUL
Juul Exec: Never Intended E-Cigarette For TeensA top executive for Juul Labs said that his company never intended its electronic cigarettes to be adopted by underage teenagers.
FDA Wants New Meetings With Juul, Altria On Teen VapingLate last year, Altria paid nearly $13 billion to purchase a 35 percent stake in Juul, which now controls most of the U.S. e-cigarette market.
Tobacco Giant Strides Into Vape Market With $13B Juul StakeJuul will remain an independent company, but it gains access to Altria's massive infrastructure and reach. Namely, Altria will help Juul secure space on store shelves beside traditional cigarettes.
Most Teen Drug Use Is Down, But Officials Fret Vaping BoomExperts attribute the jump to newer versions of e-cigarettes, like those by Juul Labs Inc. that resemble computer flash drives and can be used discreetly.
JUUL To End Retail Flavored Pods Sales, Social Media AccountsThe e-cigarette company said while the flavors cucumber, mango, crème and fruit were intended to help adults switch to JUUL, flavors drive the “youth appeal.”
FDA Seizes Thousands Of Documents From E-Cigarette Maker JuulThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently staged a surprise inspection and seized "over a thousand documents" at the headquarters of Juul, the nation's leading e-cigarette manufacturer.
FDA Takes 'Historic Action' On Youth E-Cigarette 'Epidemic'The agency will also be increasing federal enforcement actions on e-cig sales to minors in convenience stores and other retail sites.