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Wall Street believes the FDA’s most current crackdown on e-cigarettes may really be great news for Juul

Wall Street believes the FDA’s most current crackdown on e-cigarettes may...

Federal regulators announced bold plans to curb the sale of sweet and fruity varieties of e-cigarettes, such as those offered by Juul, on Wednesday. The plans are designed to remove on-ramps to vaping by teens and do not apply to flavors such as menthol, mint, or tobacco. At their essence, the plans crack down on…
Vaping connected to 94 mystical cases of extreme lung illness in 14 states

Vaping connected to 94 mystical cases of extreme lung illness in...

Enlarge / A person smokes a Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarette. 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 illness in 14…
Juul stops all United States advertisements, boots CEO

Juul stops all United States advertisements, boots CEO

Enlarge / Menthol pods for Juul Labs Inc. e-cigarettes are displayed for sale at a store in Princeton, Illinois, U.S., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. As e-cigarette-maker Juul faces increasingly searing scrutiny for allegedly marketing its products to teens and helping ignite an “epidemic” of youth vaping, the company announced Wednesday that its CEO is…
Teenager vaping rise: 25% of 12 th graders report current usage, 11% everyday usage

Teenager vaping rise: 25% of 12 th graders report current usage,...

Preliminary data from two long-standing, nationwide surveys reveals a sustained surge in e-cigarette use—aka vaping—by teens over the last two years. About 25% of 12th graders in 2019 reported using nicotine-containing vaping products within 30 days of taking one of the surveys. That figure was about 21% in the 2018 edition of the same survey…
We simply got the very first clear proof that some individuals are utilizing Juul e-cigarettes to cut down on cigarette smoking

We simply got the very first clear proof that some individuals...

The e-cigarette company Juul is on a quest to prove that its sleek devices can help smokers take up a healthier habit. Now, for the first time since its products debuted four years ago with the tagline "smoking evolved," the company has published evidence that some adult smokers may be using the device to wean…
To attempt to comprehend the youths, scientists sleuthed through their garbage

To attempt to comprehend the youths, scientists sleuthed through their garbage

Enlarge / Peter Sellers as Inspector Clouseau is disguised as a mountain climber, while hiding in a trash can, in a scene from the film 'The Pink Panther Strikes Again', 1976. (Photo by United Artists/Getty Images) While the government may be considered Big Brother, a team of researchers in California are officially that parent. The researchers…
Vaping-illness examinations rely on impurities, fakes: report

Vaping-illness examinations rely on impurities, fakes: report

Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. State and federal investigations into the puzzling burst of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use—aka vaping—are focusing in on black-market and counterfeit products, according to a report by the Washington Post. Unknown adulterants and dubious solvents—such as oils and diluting “cutting agents”—in vaping liquids are now the…
What Is ‘The Genuine Expense’ of Vaping for Teenagers?

What Is ‘The Genuine Expense’ of Vaping for Teenagers?

The kids are still vaping. So many of them are doing it, in fact, that FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has put out a statement saying that e-cigarette use among teenagers has reached an “epidemic proportion.” All over parenting forums, horrified moms and dads report finding vape pens, like the ever-popular Juul, in backpacks and underwear…

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