According to the Washington Post, Juul Labs, an e-cigarette manufacturer, announced that it reached a settlement with almost 10,000 plaintiffs for 5,000 cases alleging nicotine addiction and other health problems.
- Which company partially owns Juul?
- What long-term health consequences have e-cigarettes been linked to?
- In September, a lawsuit was brought by 33 U.S. states and Puerto Rico, alleging that Juul targeted youths and whitewashed the risks of using its products. How much did the company agree to settle this suit for?
Ables, K. (2022) E-cigarette firm Juul settles 5,000 lawsuits amid teen vaping concerns. The Washington Post, December 7 (Retrievable online at https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2022/12/07/juul-settlement-vaping-lawsuit-ecig/)