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Juul to end social media campaigns, stop selling flavored pods in some stores

Juul to end social media campaigns, stop selling flavored pods in some stores

Health
Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Juul, the company with more than 70 percent of the e-cigarette share in the United States, has agreed to stop selling its flavored pods in stores and to shut down its social media campaigns. The e-cigarette company made this announcement on Tuesday, in the face of a recent decision from the Food and Drug Administration to ban flavored e-cigarettes in gas stations and convenience stores. "We don't want anyone who doesn't smoke, or already use nicotine, to use JUUL products," the company said in a press release. "We certainly don't want youth using the product. It is bad for public health, and it is bad for our mission." Many anticipate that the FDA will move forward with a plan to beef up online sales age verification requirements for flavored e-cigarettes. The move to st...
Iran to 'proudly break US sanctions by selling oil'

Iran to 'proudly break US sanctions by selling oil'

Business
Iran's president has said his country will "proudly bypass" Donald Trump's "illegal" and "unjust" sanctions by selling oil. Hassan Rouhani, who also referred to the US as a "bullying power", made the announcement in a meeting with economists that was broadcast on state TV.It comes as Iran kicked off its air defence war games across a vast stretch of the country's north.The Iranian president said: "America wanted to cut to zero Iran's oil sales ... but we will continue to sell our oil... to break sanctions." The US measures were imposed on Monday after the Trump administration pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal earlier this year.Thousands of Iranian students chanted "death to America" on the eve of the sanctions, which target the country's vital energy and banking sector...
Texan says he's selling 3D-printed gun plans after ruling

Texan says he's selling 3D-printed gun plans after ruling

Technology
The owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns said Tuesday that he has begun selling the blueprints through his website to anyone who wants to make one, after a federal court order barred him from posting the plans online.  Cody Wilson said at a news conference that he started selling the plans Tuesday morning and that he had already received nearly 400 orders. He said he'll sell the plans for as little as a penny to anyone in the U.S. who wants them. "Anyone who wants to get these files is going to get them," Wilson said, noting he can only sell to U.S. customers. "They can name their own price." Wilson said that blueprints purchased through his company's website could be downloaded on a thumb drive and shipped to buyers by standard mail, sent by email or sent...
Starbucks Is Selling a New Keto-Friendly Drink—but Is it Healthy? Here’s What a Nutritionist Says

Starbucks Is Selling a New Keto-Friendly Drink—but Is it Healthy? Here’s What a Nutritionist Says

Health
It's from Starbucks' "secret" menu. If you’re on the keto diet, you might be craving a variety of things—including more choices. The high-fat, low-carb eating plan is super restrictive. But we just found out that Starbucks is expanding its keto-friendly options, so your morning caffeine run doesn’t have to be so complicated. Peach Citrus White Tea is the latest addition to Starbucks’ so-called secret menu, and keto lovers are going crazy for it. A spin-off of the standard menu item Peach Citrus White Tea Infusion, this new drink is both carb- and sugar-free, making it a keto enthusiast’s dream. ...
Safety concerns over websites selling prescription drugs

Safety concerns over websites selling prescription drugs

Health
Media playback is unsupported on your device England's healthcare regulator is calling for a change in the law to protect patients using online doctor sites selling prescription-only drugs. It comes after a BBC Panorama investigation exposed safety concerns relating to websites using doctors from companies based outside England. The Care Quality Commission said these websites could be "dangerous".Currently, it can only inspect websites employing doctors contracted by companies in England. Struck-off doctorFormer doctor Julian Eden set up the UK's first online doctor service called E-Med nearly 20 years ago. In 2009 he was struck off after prescribing through the service to a 16-year-old boy and a woman who became addicted to prescription drugs...