e-cigarettes

Juul to eliminate social media accounts, stop retail sales of flavors

The CEO of e-cigarette maker Juul announced plans Tuesday to eliminate some of its social media accounts and halt most retail sales of flavor products as part of a plan to restrict access to minors. The plan came in response to the US Food and Drug Administration's September announcement that it would investigate major e-cigarette makers and review their sales and marketing practice

NYT: Study says e-cigs are safer than the real deal

In the last several years, e-cigarettes have exploded onto the smoking scene, marketed as a safer alternative, and a method to kick the smoking habit. A new study says, for those purposes, they work, but it falls short of deeming them safe overall. And for one major reason: teenagers.