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95 Articles Matching "juul"

CDC blames spike in teen tobacco use on vaping, popularity of Juul

Feb 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Within one year, the number of high school students using any tobacco product increased about 38 percent, the CDC...
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FDA chief accuses Juul, Altria of reneging on promise to combat teen vaping

Feb 09, 2019 , CNBC Health
Scott Gottlieb is calling Altria and Juul's CEOs to the agency's headquarters to explain their plan to combat youth vaping and, once again, threatened to pull e-cigarettes off the market if more isn't done to reduce "epidemic" levels of teen...
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Juul ramped up nicotine levels, and competitors followed, study says

Feb 08, 2019 , CNN Health
Leading e-cigarette company Juul Labs spurred a "widespread rush" of companies seeking to boost their own nicotine concentrations in order to mirror Juul's success, according to a paper published Thursday in the BMJ journal Tobacco Control....
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Tobacco giant Altria's earnings show focus on weed, Juul e-cigarettes as smoking declines

Feb 01, 2019 , CNBC Health
Marlboro-maker Altria reports fourth-quarter financial results that match expectations and gives investors more insight on its new e-cigarette and marijuana investments as its core cigarette business...
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Altria tries to allay investor worries it paid too much for small stake in e-cigarette maker Juul

Feb 01, 2019 , CNBC Health
Altria in December invested $12.8 billion for a 35 percent stake in the e-cigarette company, which has dominated the market and within a few years grown from a small start-up to a $38 billion...
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Exclusive: Juul plans India e-cigarette entry with new hires, subsidiary

Jan 31, 2019 , Reuters
U.S.-based electronic cigarette company Juul Labs Inc is hoping to launch its products in India by late 2019, a person familiar with the strategy told Reuters, marking one of its boldest bets to expand away from its home turf....
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Longer Looks: Pregnancy As A Black Woman; Zuckerberg SF General; And Juul As A Long Con

Jan 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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Under Ever-Intensifying Scrutiny From Government, Juul Tries To Embrace Public Health Crusader Image

Jan 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Juul has launched a new $10 million ad campaign focusing on the pitch that e-cigarettes are helping curb the country's smoking habits. But experts are saying the new image relies on revisionist history....
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Juul combats criticism with TV ad campaign featuring smokers who quit after switching to e-cigarettes

Jan 09, 2019 , CNBC Health
The campaign marks the start of a year Juul will need to spend proving to regulators its product is ending up where its supposed to — in the hands of adult smokers, not...
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I bought my dad a Juul e-cigarette to see if he'd give up his Marlboros. Here's what happened

Jan 06, 2019 , CNBC Health
My dad has smoked for decades, so I gave him a Juul e-cigarette to see whether this would help him finally give up...
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Altria looks to a future beyond cigarettes but investors aren't cheering its $15 billion bet

Dec 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
Altria has paid a total of $14.6 billion for a hand in companies beyond its traditional hold in cigarettes over the past two weeks — a 45 percent share of cannabis company Cronos and 35 percent stake in e-cigarette maker...
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Juul gets $2 billion bonus from Altria deal — to be split among its 1,500 employees

Dec 21, 2018 , CNBC Health
Juul's 1,500 employees are receiving a $2 billion bonus from Altria, averaging about $1.3 million each, as part of the tobacco giant's $12.8 billion investment in the e-cigarette maker, people familiar with the matter...
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Tobacco giant Altria takes 35% stake in Juul, valuing e-cigarette company at $38 billion

Dec 21, 2018 , CNBC Health
Tobacco company Altria's investment in Juul marks a pivotal moment for the e-cigarette start-up, but it's not without...
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New Altria Deal Makes Juul Cofounders Billionaires

Dec 21, 2018 , Forbes
Altria is investing $12.8 billion for a 35% stake in popular vaping company Juul, which is just 4 years...
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U.S. Surgeon General Calls For Aggressive Plans To Fight Youth Vaping In Rare Advisory

Dec 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
As e-cigarrettes become more popular among teens and worries rise about a new generation that could become hooked on nicotine, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams laid out strategies to combat the crisis and took aim at Juul, which takes in more than 70 percent of sales. In other news on vaping, addiction specialists' phones are...
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Marlboro maker Altria nears deal to take 35 percent stake in leading e-cigarette company Juul, sources say

Dec 20, 2018 , CNBC Health
Tobacco giant Altria is nearing a deal to take a minority stake in e-cigarette company Juul that could come as soon as Thursday, people familiar with the situation tell...
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#JUUL: How social media hyped nicotine for a new generation

Dec 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Leading e-cigarette company Juul Labs has tried to distance itself from a vast social media presence that experts say drives its popularity among teens. But a CNN investigation sheds new light on how the company was encouraging -- and at times paying for -- social media users to promote its nicotine-filled product to thousands of their followers....
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Altria shutters its e-cigarette brands as it eyes Juul, awaits iQOS decision

Dec 08, 2018 , CNBC Health
Altria on Friday said it would discontinue its MarkTen and Green Smoke e-cigarettes. The company is weighing a significant minority stake in competitor, Juul, and is awaiting a decision on Philip Morris International's heated tobacco product, iOQS....
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Longer Looks: Obamacare And Rent Payments, Lonely Cities & Juul

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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Don't Be Shocked If Big Tobacco Invests In Juul -- Its Founders Have Allowed It Before

Dec 06, 2018 , Forbes
If Marlboro-maker Altria takes a stake in Juul, it wouldn’t be the first time the founders of a company that’s sought to bill itself as a tool for eliminating cigarettes has partnered with Big...
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