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[California] Los Angeles City Attorney Files Injunctions Against E-Cigarette Companies

law enforcement officials have long been suspicious of how electronic cigarettes are marketed, and last week Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer filed injunctions against three e-cigarette companies: Los Angeles–based VapeCo and its parent company, NEwh
LA Weekly
added Nov 6, 2018 16:56
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Juul Is So Hot It’s Set the Vaping Debate on Fire

Their success made Juul the top-selling e-cigarette in the U.S. in two years, but it achieved that position in part by attracting a huge following among kids younger than 18, who aren’t legally allowed to purchase such products. Concerns about the hazards
Bloomberg News
added Nov 6, 2018 12:40
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[UK] Imperial bets on ecigarettes to drive growth as cigarette sales fall

Sales in its Next Generation Product division — its range of ecigarettes, which include vapes and heated tobacco products — grew to £200m, or 2.6 per cent of total tobacco and NGP revenue, driven by growing sales of vapour brand blu.
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:14
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LESKO-JELLEY: Hey, Can I Hit Your Juul?; The Truth Behind the “Cigarettes” of Gen Z

No matter how stressed, depressed, anxious you are or how much you want to be “cool,” Juuling clearly isn’t the solution. Juuls are part of a billion-dollar E-cigarette business. This company is making millions of dollars off of the insecure, underconfi
The College Voice (Connecticut College)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:06
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[Montana] COBB: I-185 opposed by tobacco, for reasons of profit

executives of seven tobacco companies testified at a Congressional hearing in 1994 under oath that they didn’t believe nicotine was addictive. None of them ever went to jail for lying. The major opponents to I-185 are RJ Reynolds, owned by a foreign comp
Montana Standard
added Nov 6, 2018 10:31
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THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, Plaintiff, vs. NEWHERE INC., a California Corportation; VAPECO DISTRIBUTION LLC, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY; AND, DOES 1-50, INCLUSIVE, DEFENDANTS (PDF)

For years, Defendants have been using their popular social media accounts to glamorize the use of electronic cigarettes (also known as vaping) and to target youth. Using the same marketing techniques that big tobacco used a generation ago, Defendants' web
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2018 23:11
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THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, Plaintiff, v. KANDYPENS INC., a Delaware corporation; and DOES 1-50, inclusive, Defendants: COMPLAINT FOR INJUNCTIVE RELIEF AND CIVIL PENALTIES (PDF)

For years, Kandypens has been using celebrity endorsements, product placement in music videos, and stylized photos on social media accounts to glamorize and popularize the vaping of highly addictive, flavored, liquid nicotine (“e-liquids”) and marijuana
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 5, 2018 23:04
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[Montana, South Dakota] Putting Profits Before Kids, Tobacco Companies Spend Obscene Amounts Fighting State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Cigarette Taxes

The big tobacco companies talk a good game about wanting to reduce cigarette smoking, using slogans like “transforming tobacco” and “smoke-free future.” But they continue to do everything they can, and to spend obscene amounts of money, to make sure that
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2018 21:06
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FDA asks e-cigarette giants to help regulate themselves

Leading e-cigarette companies have admitted in meetings with the Food and Drug Administration that vape flavorings appeal to kids, and suggested ways that the agency could regulate those products, according to an FDA statement today. But public health ex
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Nov 2, 2018 21:02
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Health Canada orders IQOS tobacco storefront to remove its signs

“Health Canada should be encouraging us to open more stores, not take down the signs on the ones we have,” Peter Luongo, managing director of Rothmans, Benson and Hedges Inc. said Wednesday as a work crew began taking down the storefront signage at its W
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 2, 2018 21:00
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