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FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced his resignation abruptly this week, concerning public health advocates who worry that his agenda on youth use of e-cigarettes could be undone.

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s abrupt departure could prove a major win for e-cigarette and tobacco companies

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has been a harsh critic of youth e-cigarette use and advanced proposals that would hit the tobacco industry.
An American Airlines Airbus A321.

An e-cigarette caught on fire on an American Airlines flight in Chicago

The fire, which occurred shortly after landing in Chicago, was quickly extinguished by flight attendants, the airline said in a statement.
Juul cofounders James Monsees and Adam Bowen.

Juul’s 1,500 employees may receive million-dollar bonuses this holiday season after the company’s recent $12.8 billion funding round

According to a report from CNBC, $2 billion of Juul's recent $12.8 billion funding round will go toward employee bonuses.
The nickname "popcorn lung" dates back to the 2000s.

A chemical found in some vape flavors has been linked to an irreversible condition called ‘popcorn lung’

Some vape flavor packs contain a chemical that's been linked to a condition called "popcorn lung." Here's what that means.
Juul's flavor pods can still be bought online, and will eventually be allowed back in stores.

Juul will stop selling flavored e-cigarettes in retail stores, and some fans are angry

On Tuesday, Silicon Valley startup Juul announced it would stop selling flavored e-cigs at stores, upsetting many fans of the product.
A woman smokes a Juul e-cigarette in this posed picture, near Jerusalem September 16, 2018.

Juul will reportedly stop selling most flavored e-cigarettes in stores amid expected FDA crackdown

Juul plans to pull its flavored products from stores but will continue to sell them online.

Juul will reportedly stop selling most flavored e-cigarettes in stores amid expected FDA crackdown

Juul plans to pull its flavored products from stores but will continue to sell them online.
A Pegasus Boeing 737-800

An e-cigarette caught fire onboard a Pegasus Airlines plane and forced it to make an emergency landing

An e-cigarette caught fire while onboard a Pegasus Airlines flight, forcing the aircraft to make an emergency landing in Zagreb. A recent report by Consumer Affairs found that federal agencies have been underestimating the number of burns, injuries, and explosions created by e-cigarettes.
Juul is infiltrating American high schools.

A $15 billion e-cig startup that’s taking over the US is moving into London

Silicon Valley vape startup Juul Labs is bursting at its seams. On the heels of a $15 billion valuation, the company is rapidly expanding in the US and opening the doors to its first international office in London on Tuesday. After London, Juul plans to launch in three more countries.

A vape pen startup that’s taking over America is raising $1.2 billion — but questions remain about its safety

A vape pen startup that's been taking over America made a splash on Friday with news that it was raising $1.2 billion for an overseas expansion. But concerns about the startup's leading product — a trendy, high-nicotine vape pen known as a Juul — could cloud its future in the next few years.