Juul to pay nearly $440M to settle states' teen vaping probe


Electronic cigarette maker Juul labs has agreed to pay nearly $440 million to settle a two year probe 33 states and Puerto Rico have extracted a $438.5 million agreement from Juul labs after an investigation into its marketing which have been blamed for a surge in underage vaping Connecticut attorney general William Tong made the announcement We think that this will go a long way in stemming the flow of vaping The settlement to be paid out over 6 to ten years amounts to about 25% of the company's U.S. sales last year Juul has agreed to refrain from a host of marketing practices Billboards are gone That's a big deal for us Public transportation advertising Social media advertising And then use some paid influencers They can't do that anymore Federal health regulators are still scrutinizing jewel after a court stayed an attempt by the FDA to ban their E cigarettes from the market I'm Jennifer King

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