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The FDA just called out e-cig startup Juul and tobacco giant Altria for backing away from a pledge to fight teen vaping

Regulators say e-cig startup Juul and its new part owner, tobacco giant Altria, are reneging on promises they made to curb teen vaping.
US Surgeon General Jerome Adams said in a new advisory that e-cigs like the Juul are a danger to kids and teens.

The company behind Marlboro just made a huge bet on Juul, and the move makes the Silicon Valley e-cig startup more valuable than Airbnb

Altria, the $100 billion tobacco giant behind Marlboro and Parliament cigarettes, has made a massive investment in Juul.
US Surgeon General Jerome Adams said in a new advisory that e-cigs like the Juul are a danger to kids and teens.

The US surgeon general just issued a rare advisory about e-cigs like the Juul — here’s why vaping is so dangerous

In a rare national advisory, the top US public health figure warned of the dangers of e-cigarettes, focusing on vaping's effects on young people.
An image from Juul's 2015 New York City launch party collected by the Stanford researchers.

See how Juul turned teens into influencers and threw buzzy parties to fuel its rise as Silicon Valley’s favorite e-cig company

Stanford researchers assembling a trove of images, videos, and social-media posts that Juul Labs used to market its sleek devices say it clearly targeted teens.

Regulators will ban menthol cigarettes and chip away at flavored e-cigs to combat teen vaping — but experts say their plans fall short

Federal regulators on Thursday announced a ban on menthol cigarettes and a move to more strictly regulate flavored e-cigarettes like the Juul.

The FDA is preparing to crack down on e-cigs like the Juul — here’s why vaping is so dangerous

In studies of e-cigarettes (which don't include Juul), researchers have found evidence of toxic metals like lead in e-cig vapor. Some evidence also suggests vaping may be linked with an increased risk of heart attacks. A new survey finds that young Juul users aren't aware of these risks.
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb

The government wants to crack down on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol cigarettes in a huge move against tobacco products

America's food and drug regulator is proposing steps meant to stop people from smoking such as limits on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol cigarettes.

You’ll no longer be able to buy flavored Juul e-cigarettes in retail stores because too many teens are vaping

Juul, the Silicon Valley startup, said on Tuesday that it would stop selling flavored e-cigs in retail stores, a move meant to curb use among teens.

We just got our first look at how many minors are using Silicon Valley’s favorite e-cig, and it doesn’t look good

A new study provides the first glimpse of hard data on how many minors and teens are using the Juul, Silicon Valley's favorite e-cigarette. Juul maintains that its products are for adult smokers who want to move away from traditional cigarettes.

$15 billion startup Juul used ‘relaxation, freedom, and sex appeal’ to market its creme-brulee-flavored e-cigs on Twitter and Instagram &#...

Juul was among the earliest e-cigarette brands to promote heavily on social media, researchers found. More important, that marketing was a success.