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US Teen Vaping Numbers Climb, Fueled by Juul & Mint Flavor

New research shows U.S. teens who use electronic cigarettes prefer those made by Juul Labs, and mint is the favorite flavor for many of them, suggesting a shift after the company stopped selling fruit and dessert flavors in stores. The results are in a pair...
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Juul Stops Funding San Francisco Vaping Measure

SAN FRANCISCO — Juul Labs Inc. announced Monday that it will stop supporting a ballot measure to overturn an anti-vaping law in San Francisco, effectively killing the campaign. “I am committed to seeing that J...
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Juul Stops Advertising E-Cigarettes, Replaces CEO

Juul Labs is halting all U.S. advertising of its e-cigarettes and replacing its CEO amid a nationwide backlash against vaping. The largest e-cigarette maker also said Wednesday it won't fight a sweeping ban on flavors proposed by the Trump administration to...
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Study Suggests E-Cigarette Flavorings May Pose Heart Risk

WASHINGTON — E-cigarettes aren't considered as risky as regular cigarettes, but researchers have found a clue that their flavorings may be bad for the heart. Longtime smokers who can't kick the addiction sometimes switch to e-cigarettes, in hopes of avoidin...
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Calling Teen Vaping ‘Epidemic,’ Officials Weigh Flavor Ban

WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials are sounding the alarm about rising teenage use of e-cigarettes, calling the problem an "epidemic" and ordering manufacturers to reverse the trend or risk having their flavored vaping products pulled from the market. "The ...