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Juul e-cigarettes banned in the US after FDA ruling
By Chris Kirkham and Aishwarya Venugopal
Sales of Juul e-cigarettes were blocked by the US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday (US time) in a major blow to the once high-flying firm whose products have been tied to a surge in teenage vaping.
The agency said the applications “lacked sufficient evidence” to show that sale of the products would be appropriate for public health, following a nearly two-year-long review of data provided by the company.
Some of the findings raised concerns due to insufficient and conflicting data, including whether potentially harmful chemicals could leach out of the Juul pods, the FDA said.
“We respectfully disagree with the FDA’s findings ... intend to seek a stay and are exploring all of our …
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