New York sues Juul, says e-cigarette giant ‘took a page from Big Tobacco’s playbook’

New York state is suing e-cigarette giant Juul, accusing the company of targeting teens, downplaying the presence of nicotine and hooking a generation on e-cigarettes, Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…

Vaping giant Juul is cutting staff in corporate restructuring as scrutiny intensifies

The company is eliminating some of it's 3,900 employees, slowing hiring and reviewing its current job postings, CNBC has confirmed. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

CBS, WarnerMedia drop all e-cigarette advertising, including from market leader Juul

CBS, CNN and other media companies are pulling e-cigarette ads off their airways, as the death toll from a mysterious vaping-related illness climbs. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

FDA slams vaping company Juul for illegal marketing practices, threatens fines or seizure

Federal health officials slammed vaping company Juul on Monday for illegally advertising its nicotine pods as a safer alternative to cigarettes, threatening to fine or even seize the company's products if it doesn't correct its marketing. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE … Read more…

As Juul grapples with teen vaping ‘epidemic,’ CEO tells parents ‘I’m sorry’

CNBC's Carl Quintanilla interviewed Juul CEO Kevin Burns for a documentary, "Vaporized: America's E-cigarette Addiction." Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL … Read more…

Adults use Juul e-cigarettes for their intended purpose — to quit smoking — even as teen use surges

Juul's e-cigarettes have gotten a bad rap as federal officials question whether their popular candy flavors are responsible for a spike in teen use. Anecdotal evidence suggests some adults use the nicotine pods as they were intended: to quit smoking. … Read more…