Juul 'ignored law' in USA e-cigarette adverts

Melania Trump ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Teen Vaping as Severe Lung Illness Cases Grow to 450

Melania Trump ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Teen Vaping as Severe Lung Illness Cases Grow to 450

The letter gives Juul Labs 15 days to submit a plan to comply with the issues outlined in the letter. During the presentation, the students said the representative told them the company's product was "totally safe".

In letters to the vaping giant on Monday, the FDA ordered Juul to stop making unproven claims to children and adults that its vaping devices are safer than cigarettes.

"T$3 hat testimony revealed JUUL engaged in a wide variety of promotional activities and outreach efforts to persuade potential customers, including youth, to use JUUL products", the agency wrote in its letter of concern.

The FDA's warning letter refers to several statements, including ones discussed in testimony from a July 2019 Congressional hearing.

"Regardless of where products like e-cigarettes fall on the continuum of tobacco product risk, the law is clear that, before marketing tobacco products for reduced risk, companies must demonstrate with scientific evidence that their specific product does in fact pose less risk or is less harmful", said Acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless in a statement.

The Juul rep also urged a student to mention Juul to a nicotine-addicted friend "because that's a safer alternative than smoking cigarettes, and it would be better for the kid to use", according to the FDA.

"We are reviewing the letters and will fully cooperate", a Juul spokesman said. Yet, the agency noted, the company has made many unsubstantiated claims along those lines.

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The tweet comes just days after U.S. health officials urged Americans of all ages to stop vaping amid an investigation into hundreds of breathing illnesses related to vaping across the country.

A young man wears a shirt that reads DITCHJUUL while James Monsees, co-founder and chief product officer at JUUL Labs Inc., testifies before the House Economic and Consumer Policy Subcommittee, which is examining JUUL's role in the youth nicotine epidemic, on July 25, 2019 in Washington, DC. Juul's failure to get such authorization, the FDA said, means that the company sold and marketed "adulterated" products.

US Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin pointed out in a press conference on Monday how Sharpless' predecessor, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, called vaping among youth an "epidemic".

"That was his word, and it is an epidemic, and why the FDA refuses to act, I cannot answer", Durbin said during the press conference.

MI last week became the first state in the USA to ban flavoured e-cigarettes.

The letter also criticizes the company for apparently turning over more documents to congressional investigators than to the agency "despite previous document requests from FDA". "The illnesses under investigation involve the broader use of vaping products - including those being used with substances like THC; e-cigarettes are considered one type of vaping product".

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