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Juul halts US sales of popular mint-flavored e-cigarettes

Juul halts US sales of popular mint-flavored e-cigarettes

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E-cigarette maker Juul Labs says it will stop selling its No. 1 mint-flavored vaping podsBy MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health WriterNovember 7, 2019, 9:57 PM4 min read Juul Labs said Thursday it will halt U.S. sales of its best-selling, mint-flavored electronic cigarettes as it struggles to survive a nationwide backlash against vaping. The voluntary step comes days after new government research showed that Juul is the top brand among high schoolers who use e-cigarettes and that many prefer mint. "These results are unacceptable," said the company's CEO K.C. Crosthwaite, adding in a statement that the company must "earn the trust of society." Underage vaping has reached what health officials call epidemic levels. In the latest government survey, 1 in 4 high school students reported using e-cigarette...