The company also said it would stop advertising in the U.S. and won't lobby the Food and Drug Administration on flavored e-cigarette regulation.
With vaping under intense scrutiny and a deadline of May 2020 to apply for FDA approval, the company is under pressure.
A new podcast tries to ask and answer that question.
Today the Altria Group – the tobacco giant that used to be known as Philip Morris – announced it’s spending $12.8 billion to buy a 35 percent stake in Juul Labs. That’s the e-cigarette maker that dominates the vaping market here in the U.S., and which some public-health advocates worry is getting another generation hooked […]
E-cigarette company, Juul announced it’s taking steps to curb its appeal to potential underage users. It has made its Facebook and Instagram accounts inactive. Juul also is pulling several flavored tobacco products, including mango, cucumber and fruit, from retail stores until sellers adopt a new age-verification system limiting buyers to 21 and older. Critics of […]