Technology Juul stops selling its fruit-flavored vape products
Michigan set to become first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes
The ban, which comes at the direction of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, would last six months.
Today, Juulthat it's suspending the sale of its fruit-flavored vape products in the US. It will no longer sell its mango, creme, fruit and cucumber varieties. The decision comes as the Trump administration is preparing to in an attempt to curb and as the CDC continues to search for the cause of a vaping-related .
Juul stopped selling those flavors inlast year. Since then, they've only been available online. The company will continue to sell its mint and menthol nicotine pods even though those could also be subject to the Trump administration ban.
FDA criticizes Juul for telling students its e-cigs are ‘totally safe’
In a letter published today, the US Food and Drug Administration criticized Juul for telling students that its vaping products are "totally safe" and "99% safer than cigarettes." According to the letter, Juul portrayed its products as "modified risk tobacco products." That is, Juul presented its vaping products as having "a lower risk of tobacco-related disease or are less harmful than one or more other commercially marketed tobacco products." Such claims can only be made with FDA approval, which Juul did not have.
Juul says its decision is not final, so we could see the fruity flavors return in the future. In the meantime, the company says it will refrain from lobbying the administration. It will continue to develop scientific evidence to support the use of its flavored products and enforce measures to combat underage use.
"We must reset the vapor category by earning the trust of society and working cooperatively with regulators, policymakers, and stakeholders to combat underage use while providing an alternative to adult smokers,"said in a statement.
Juul products are no longer available through, and has effectively banned vaping country-wide. has banned flavored e-cigs, and has banned the sale of all e-cigs.
Trump to meet with vape industry, public health advocates before new rules .
Facing pushback from some conservative allies, the president seems to be softening his desire for a crackdown on e-cigs.Trump in September had suggested he wanted to ban flavored vape products, which prompted a backlash from the e-cigarette industry and vapers, including a rally Saturday outside the White House that attracted hundreds.
Juul to stop selling flavored e-cigarette pods in stores
The popular e-cig maker Juul has announced plans to stop selling its flavored nicotine pods in retail stores to help keep them out of the hands of teens.
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