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North Carolina AG sues e-cigarette maker Juul, says it ‘downplayed’ dangers to children

An illustration shows a man exhaling smoke from an electronic cigarette in Washington, DC. Eva Hambach | AFP | Getty Images North Carolina sued e-cigarette maker Juul on Wednesday, accusing the vaping company of targeting young consumers and misrepresenting the potency and danger of nicotine in its products. It is the latest suit against the… Read More »

F.D.A. Moves to Restrict Flavored E-Cigarette Sales to Teenagers

WASHINGTON — With a few weeks left in his tenure as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Scott Gottlieb on Wednesday moved to restrict sales of flavored e-cigarettes to try to reduce the soaring rate of teenage vaping. The agency issued a proposal requiring that stores sequester flavored e-cigarettes to areas off limits… Read More »

Why Doctors Are Freaking Out About the JUUL, the Latest E-Cigarette Trend

The JUUL is a type of e-cigarette that resembles a flash drive Because the JUUL is relatively small and discreet, parents and teachers are concerned about teenagers surreptitiously using the JUUL during class There is evidence to suggest that e-cigarettes in general come with serious health risks Under pressure from the Food and Drug Administration… Read More »