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

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

Health
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...
Piers Morgan says royal baby name isn’t diverse – ‘Popular, white and middle-class’

Piers Morgan says royal baby name isn’t diverse – ‘Popular, white and middle-class’

Entertainment
Piers Morgan is unhappy about something. Again.The outspoken TV star took to Twitter to vocalise his thoughts on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s choice of name for their newborn son.It was reported earlier today the Duke and Duchess of Sussex named their arrival Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.And, of course, Piers didn’t agree with the moniker of the latest royal addition, calling it a “striking blow for diversity and feminism”.The 54-year-old took to Twitter and wrote a scathing message, which read: “So the royal couple, in a striking blow for diversity and feminism, have given their son one of the most popular white middle-class first names, Archie.“And a second name, Harrison, that was chosen because it stands for 'Harry's son' (I'm serious..). Hilarious.”The message received mixe