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39 states investigating Juul's marketing of vaping products

Christian Fernsby ▼ | February 25, 2020
Investigators from 39 U.S. states will look into the marketing and sales of vaping products by Juul Labs.
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This is including whether the company targeted youths and made misleading claims about nicotine content in its devices, officials announced today.

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Attorneys general from Connecticut, Florida, Nevada, Oregon and Texas said they will be leading the multi state investigation into San Francisco-based Juul, which also is facing lawsuits by teenagers and others who say they became addicted to the company’s vaping products.

The state officials said they also will be investigating the company’s claims about the risk, safety and effectiveness of its vaping products as smoking cessation devices.

“I will not prejudge where this investigation will lead,” Connecticut Attorney General William Tong said in a statement, “but we will follow every fact and are prepared to take strong action in conjunction with states across the nation to protect public health.”