Senators Demand Answers About Juul's Tactics Targeting Youth, Ties To Big TobaccoThey are requesting data, plans and other information from Juul related to its popularity among youth and its relationship with tobacco giant Altria, which invested nearly $13 billion in the company late last year.
Napa Vape & Smoke Shop Closed After Allegedly Selling Cannabis To MinorsThe Napa Vape and Smoke Shop was shut down Thursday when two store employees were arrested on suspicion of selling cannabis to a minor and conspiracy.
FDA Questions Juul, Altria Commitment To Combat Teen VapingThe head of the FDA questions whether Juul and its new partner Altria are following through on pledges to help reverse the boom in underage vaping.
Stanford Study: Juul Ramped Up Nicotine Levels, Competitors FollowedJuul Labs spurred a "widespread rush" of companies seeking to boost their own nicotine concentrations in order to mirror Juul's success, according to a paper published Thursday.
The Best Rx For Teens Addicted To Vaping? No One KnowsThere’s been little discussion of how to treat nicotine addiction in children as young as 11 years old.
Tobacco Giant Altria Buys $12.8 Billion Stake In San Francisco-Based JuulThe market value of San Francisco-based Juul, which sells more than 70% of the cartridge-based e-cigarettes in the United States, took a major jump Thursday after the nation's largest cigarette company bought a 35 percent share of the company.
Investigation Sheds Light On Juul's Social Media PracticesA CNN investigation sheds new light on how the company was encouraging -- and at times paying for -- social media users to promote its nicotine-filled product to thousands of their followers.
Bay Area Lawmakers Mount Effort to Ban Flavored Tobacco, E-CigarettesA half-dozen state legislators led by Sen. Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo), announced Thursday a proposal to ban store and vending machine sales of flavored e-cigarettes and tobacco products.
FDA To Crack Down On Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored VapesIn a major new effort to curb smoking, a top U.S. health official pledged Thursday to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars and tighten rules governing the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes.
Juul To Eliminate Social Media Accounts, Stop Retail Sales Of FlavorsThe CEO of e-cigarette maker Juul announced plans Tuesday to eliminate some of its social media accounts and halt most retail sales of flavor products as part of a plan to restrict access to minors.
Amid Juul Investigation, FDA Plans New Restrictions On E-Cigarette FlavorsTaking on epidemic levels of teen e-cigarette use, the US Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce new restrictions on the sale of e-cigarette products an agency official confirmed Thursday.
Sale Of Flavored Tobacco, Vaping Products Banned In Marin CountyFlavored tobacco and vaping products will be banned from Marin County store shelves in a matter of months.
Juul's Social Media Draws Alarming Number Of Teen Followers, Study Finds Even though the company has vowed not to market to underage users, a new study shows many adolescents are being exposed to the device through social media.
FDA Expands Investigation Of Illegal E-Cigarette Marketing To Kids The US Food and Drug Administration pressed forward with its investigation of e-cigarette companies Friday, sending letters to 21 companies in an effort to uncover whether they are marketing products illegally and outside the agency's compliance policy.
Morgan Hill School Official Host Forum On Teen VapingWith vaping is becoming a growing problem on school campuses, on Tuesday night a South Bay school district was taking steps to keep parents in the loop.