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Juul confirms plans to pull four sweet-flavored e-cig styles from stores

The creme, cucumber, fruit and mango flavors being removed remain available at, but with heightened age-restriction policies and age-21 verification that requires consumers to provide their name, date of birth, permanent address and the last
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 14, 2018 04:39

Under Pressure, Juul Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From Market

The company said it would also terminate its social media productions related to the flavored products. The announcement comes after increasing pressure from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other critics, alarmed by the surging popularity amon
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 14, 2018 04:32

[Illinois] City to sue online e-cigarette dealers, says they're selling to underage Chicagoans

The city is planning to file suit Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court against eight companies that sold e-cigarette products to people under age 21 in the past month, the Emanuel administration said. The sales were part of a sting operation launched by
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 12, 2018 22:14

[Asia] Cities mull ban on e-cigarettes in public even though China is the biggest producer

Chen Yang (pseudonym), 10, enjoys puffing on the new device that she bought in a shop near her school. It's an e-cigarette, and popular among her classmates. Her mother was later astonished to find that e-cigarettes are common in shops near her school
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:16

[California] How Big Tobacco is using social media to lure teens

The deceptive social media campaigns for Big Tobacco have been viewed 25 billion times worldwide, including nearly nine billion times in the United States. Because social media knows no international bounds, children in the United States freely receive p
KFMB-TV CBS 8 (San Diego, CA)
added Nov 7, 2018 20:44
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Facebook, Google tools reveal political ad removal data

Some removals were errors. The Environmental Defense Action Fund said Facebook’s automated review wrongly misclassified one of its ads as promoting tobacco.
added Nov 7, 2018 18:53

[Japan] Imperial Brands to invest more in vaping after beating estimates

is preparing to launch a heated tobacco product in Japan in the first quarter of 2019, its chief executive told Reuters. That would narrow the gap between it and bigger rivals Philip Morris (PM.N) and British American (BATS.L), which already sell vaping
added Nov 7, 2018 18:50

what you need to know to quit smoking

Online quitting resources are increasingly important to tobacco users. In 2017, more than one-third of all smokers looked online for information about quitting smoking, a proportion that has more than doubled over the past 12 years. This translates to 12
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 7, 2018 18:24

LA Accuses E-Cig Makers Of Selling To, Targeting Minors ($$)

Los Angeles has sued three electronic cigarette makers to bar each from selling vaping products online, alleging the companies sold tobacco products to minors without first checking their age and promoted...
added Nov 2, 2018 13:11

[California] City Atty. Mike Feuer files suits against three online vape companies for allegedly targeting minors

injunctions against three electronic cigarette companies, Los Angeles-based VapeCo Distribution LLC, its parent company, NEwhere Inc., and Kandypens Inc., for failing to verify customer ages, selling tobacco products without federal approval and marketing
The Hub (LA, CA)
added Nov 2, 2018 08:43
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