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Blu e-cigarette maker plans to restrict online sales amid FDA crackdown on teen use

Fontem Ventures, a unit of tobacco company Imperial Brands, said it will raise the minimum age requirements to buy pods on its website to 21 across the U.S. and require its online retail partners to use age verification technology, among other measures d
CNBC
added Nov 14, 2018 18:28
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SULLUM: Restricting E-Cigarette Flavors Endangers Public Health

The FDA’s decree will make vaping less appealing and less accessible to smokers interested in switching...why should adult smokers pay, potentially with their lives, for the carelessness of convenience store clerks? The moral logic of the tradeoff demande
Reason Magazine
added Nov 14, 2018 18:26
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The Menthol Meltdown in Tobacco Stocks Could Be a Buying Opportunity

Wells Fargo’s Bonnie Herzog is more upbeat. She notes that the FDA has pledged to adhere to a science-based approach to the menthol issue, and she doesn’t think the science supports the thesis that menthol is more harmful. Thus, she thinks that “menthol
Barron's
added Nov 14, 2018 17:36
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New York considering e-cigarette ban as FDA looks to restrict sales

With a nationwide ban of flavored vape cartridges looming overhead, a portion of the $3 billion dollar industry could go up in smoke. Flavors like creme brulee -- and even menthol could be on the chopping block. Meanwhile, the Empire State could ban
WENY-TV (Horseheads, NY)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:35
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Juul halts flavored e-cigarette sales to retailers — for now

The company on Tuesday stopped accepting retail orders for its mango, fruit, creme and cucumber pods to the more than 90,000 convenience stores, vape shops and other retailers that sell them, CEO Kevin Burns said in a blog post on the company's website.
CNBC
added Nov 14, 2018 17:34
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[California, Illinois, Pennsylvania] Cities step up pressure on e-cigarette industry over teen vaping epidemic

Juul recently launched a secret shopper program that it says has visited 2,000 brick-and-mortar retailers to ensure that the product is not being sold to minors. "Juul is intended for current adult smokers only," the company said in a statement. "We can
USA Today
added Nov 14, 2018 17:32
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WTO upholds cigar ruling in favor of PH, tells Thailand to comply

The WTO Appellate Body has upheld its panel ruling six years ago ordering Thailand to rectify in a “quick and effective manner and without delay” the imposition of discriminatory taxes on imported Philippine cigarettes that impaired benefits accruing to
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:15
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Juul Suspends Selling Most E-Cigarette Flavors in Stores

Juul’s announcement effectively undercut the [FDA]'s plan to unveil a series of measures aimed at curbing teenage vaping. The agency is expected later this week to announce a ban on sales of flavored e-cigarettes in convenience stores and gas stations an
New York Times
added Nov 14, 2018 17:10
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VIDEO: JUUL suspends flavoured e-cigarette sales to curb teen use

Sales of all flavours except tobacco, menthol and mint will be halted in all retailers - except on JUUL's website - until shops can verify the buyer's age. Chief executive Kevin Burns said JUUL did not want to be "an on-ramp for America's youth" to take
BBC Online
added Nov 14, 2018 04:49
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JUUL LABS ACTION PLAN

We launched flavors like Mango, Fruit, Creme, and Cucumber as effective tools to help adult smokers switch from combustible cigarettes, and we do not sell flavors like Gummy Bear or Cotton Candy, which are clearly targeted to kids. However, we are sen
Juul Labs/Juul Vapor
added Nov 14, 2018 04:48
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