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Technology Vape brand Juul is reportedly at the center of a criminal probe

17:00  24 september  2019
17:00  24 september  2019 Source:   engadget.com

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E-cigarette maker Juul is in trouble again. According to The Wall Street Journal, people familiar with the matter say that the company is the subject of a criminal This most recent probe may well be moot, though, since the Trump administration has announced plans to ban most flavored e-cigarettes.

Federal prosecutors in California reportedly open criminal probe of vaping company Juul . The probe , by the U.S. attorney's office of the Northern District of California, is in the early stages, the The Journal said it was unable to learn the focus on the probe . A spokesperson for Juul and the

E-cigarette maker Juul is in trouble again. According to The Wall Street Journal, people familiar with the matter say that the company is the subject of a criminal investigation by federal prosecutors in California. It's not yet been revealed what the focus of the investigation is, although sources say it's still in its early stages.

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This will be another unwelcome challenge for the quickly-growing company, which has come under fire for the ways its sleek vaporizers have found appeal with young people. The Federal Trade Commission, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and several other state attorney generals are already investigating the company's marketing practices, although Juul maintains it never targeted underage users.

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The Wall Street Journal. Juul Labs under criminal probe . Published: Sept. Federal prosecutors in California are conducting a criminal probe into e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, escalating law-enforcement scrutiny of the startup.

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Meanwhile, the FDA has opened a wider criminal investigation into vaping in general, following hundreds of reports of vaping-related lung illnesses. This most recent probe may well be moot, though, since the Trump administration has announced plans to ban most flavored e-cigarettes. How that, and this new investigation, will affect Juul remains to be seen.

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California is suing Juul for allegedly targeting minors .
California is suing e-cigarette maker Juul. The lawsuit alleges that Juul targeted underage Californians with its marketing and sales practices, failed to warn consumers of their exposure to chemicals linked to cancer and birth defects, failed to properly verify the age of its customers and violated the privacy rights of minors by retaining their email addresses even when they failed age verification. Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey and the County of Los Angeles announced the lawsuit today.Becerra said the lawsuit comes after a 21-month investigation into Juul and its marketing and sales practices.

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