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Juul Labs Lawsuit Moves Forward in North Carolina

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein wants to hold e-cigarette giant Juul Labs accountable for designing, marketing, and selling its products with the intent of tapping markets of young consumers—and so he is suing Juul on behalf of the state. The AG’s lawsuit against the company also...

Juul’s Massive “Influence Campaign” Includes Hefty Campaign Donations

The country’s largest electronic-cigarette company, Juul Labs, says it’s trying to earn “the trust of society.”The stated motive, however you interpret it, explains Juul’s aggressive outreach to various state attorneys general, as exposed by the Associated Press (AP) on Monday, March 9, 2020.

Vape-Related Lung Disease Victim Gets Double Lung Transplant

A surgical team at Detroit's Henry Ford Hospital has successfully performed a double lung transplant on a patient whose own lungs were destroyed by vaping. It appears to be the first such surgery to be performed on a vape victim. The patient, age 17, has not been identified. However, a...

“It’s Deja Vu All Over Again” – Is the History of Big Tobacco Repeating With e-Cigarettes?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, “vaping” among teenagers nearly doubled between 2017 and 2018. Today, more than 20 percent of high school students admit to having used e-cigarette products. That translates into 3 million underage youth who have been drawn into the practice of “vaping,” allegedly due to aggressive,...

FDA Orders Flavored “Vape Juices” Pulled From the Market

As part of its efforts to prevent underage youth from using e-cigarette products, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ordered four manufacturers to stop sales of over 40 different flavored vape liquids. The agency cites violations of regulations that were instituted in 2016, although enforcement has...

Wrigley Targets E-Cigarette Company in Trademark Infringement Case

E-cigarette manufacturers have been criticized before over targeting youth and young adults in its advertising and promotions – but now, one manufacturer has been taken to court because of the practice. The complaint is not about marketing practices, however – it is about trademark infringement.Chi-Town Vapers is not...

The Jury Is In: E-Cigarettes are NOT a “Safer Alternative” to Tobacco

A recent study appearing in the current issue of JAMA Pediatrics now confirms what many researchers have long suspected: e-cigarettes are not safer than the combustible tobacco type, and do increase cancer risks. Not by themselves, but because they do indeed encourage young people to take up regular cigarettes.The...

E-Cigarette Ads Are Targeting Young People – And It’s Encouraging Them to Take Up The Real Thing

Years ago, Big Tobacco was infamous for covertly targeting its advertising toward young people. In fact, it is still going on. According to the organization Truth Initiative, tobacco companies continue to place a disproportionate number of ads in low-income neighborhoods, particularly in predominantly African-American communities.Fortunately, the efforts of...
E-Cigarette Legislation

Favorable E-Cigarette Legislation Goes Down to Defeat, Industry Lobbyist Vows “Payback”

Hopes in the e-cigarette industry for regulatory relief were dashed this week as Congressional Democrats, with the help of a number of Republicans, killed an amendment to the Tobacco Control Act that would have reined in some of the FDA's “deeming” regulations. Had the amendment passed and the complete...

More E-Cigarette Dangers: Heart Disease and Childhood Asthma

While a great deal remains unknown about the long-term health effects of e-cigarette smoking, two recently published medical research studies are shedding more light on the subject. Two specific risks have been identified: heart disease and childhood asthma.The first study was published in the March 2017 Journal of the...