Judge to decide if he will halt J&J talc lawsuits on ThursdayRead Here
Juul agrees to pay $462 million to 6 states and District of ColumbiaRead Here
Juul Reaches $462 Million Settlement With New York, California and Other StatesRead Here
The case ends major litigation over claims of marketing e-cigarettes to adolescents, resolving thousands of lawsuits and amounting to billions of dollars in payouts to states, cities and people.
Juul, Altria settle with Minnesota over teen vaping addictionRead Here
E-cigarette company Juul Labs Inc and its former largest investor, Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc (MO.N), on Monday settled claims by the state of Minnesota that accused them of fueling teen vaping addiction.
E-cigarette products sold on the market quadruple in just one yearRead Here
The number of unique e-cigarette products, many of which come in youth-appealing flavors, more than quadrupled from 453 in June 2021 to 2,023 in June 2022, according to a Truth Initiative review of U.S. retail sales data. The increase, based on retail sales estimates from NielsenIQ,*
First it was blood pressure medication. Now FDA eyes more drugs for cancer-causing chemical.Read Here
For people managing high blood pressure, recalls of the carcinogen-tainted drug quinapril might sound familiar. Since 2018, more than 12 million bottles of blood pressure-lowering drugs such as valsartan and losartan have been removed from the market because they contained cancer-risk chemicals called nitrosamines.
As the market for new weight loss drugs soars, people with diabetes pay the priceRead Here
he drug that Jeremy Mitchell takes to manage his diabetes, Ozempic, has become a hot new weight loss fad, and now he’s having trouble finding it.
Harris County settles lawsuit against JUUL Labs, accuses vaping company of deceptive marketing toward childrenRead Here
The $20 million settlement with JUUL is the second largest for a local government nationwide.
Depression & anxiety symptoms linked to vaping nicotine and THC in teens and young adultsRead Here
A study of more than 2,500 people ages 13-24 found that nicotine-only vapers, THC-only vapers and dual vapers (of nicotine and THC) were more likely to report anxiety symptoms, depressive symptoms and suicidal thoughts when compared with their peers who did not use electronic cigarettes or vape THC.
Teens who turn to vaping report more anxiety, depressionRead Here
As weight loss drugs soar in popularity, many who could benefit can't get themRead Here
Most health insurance companies won't cover the cost of Ozempic and Wegovy, leaving groups with the highest rates of obesity without access.
Teenager sues vaping company Juul after being left with 'lungs like a 70-year-old's’Read Here
Lawsuit accuses company of using social media posts to target young people
Jennifer Banmiller and Dr Tsai Release Groundbreaking Book: Statutory VapeRead Here
How does vaping affect your health?Read Here
It is well documented that nicotine e-cigarettes can be harmful to health. The current global evidence proves that using nicotine e-cigarettes increases the chances of poisoning, addiction, smoking uptake in youth, and lung injury. The effects on clinical outcomes related to cancer, respiratory conditions, cardiovascular disease, and mental health are unknown. Besides the direct effects on the e-cigarette user, adverse environmental impacts include fires, waste, and pollution. Based on current evidence, it is best to avoid e-cigarette use, particularly by non-smokers and young individuals.
Roundup lawsuit settlement update 2023 and the most needed FAQsRead Here
The powerful weed killer has turned out to be a silent human killer. This is the story of Roundup herbicide. When Bayer bought Monsanto in 2018, it took not only the company but also the responsibility of facing the Roundup lawsuits, which were haunting Monsanto at that time. Whether Roundup brought huge revenue or not for Bayer, it kept Bayer on the hot stove to deal with the booming Roundup cancer lawsuits.
Teen vaping rates rise, nearing pre-pandemic levels, CDC reportsRead Here
Data from the annual National Youth Tobacco Survey showed that 14.1% of high school students and 3.3% of middle school students said they'd recently used an e-cigarette or other vape product. The survey, led by both the CDC and the Food and Drug Administration, was conducted from January through the end of May.
Vaping statistics 2023Read Here
1 in 20 Americans vape, according to vaping statistics, and youth e-cigarette use has increased by 1,800%
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Johnson & Johnson’s Scheme to Avoid Cancer Lawsuits Just Fell Apart in CourtRead Here
JUUL / E CIGARETTE- what is it?Read Here
What is the product? JUUL is a vaporized e-cigarette that uses changeable, nicotine liquid cartridges and temperature regulation to produce vapor, an alternate to a traditional cigarette.Who makes it? JUUL is made by JUUL Labs, who was partially acquired by Altria Group Inc in 2018.
The Risks of Another Epidemic: Teenage VapingRead Here
While most of us strive to avoid inhaling aerosols that could harbor a deadly virus,millions of teens and young adults are deliberately bathing their lungs in aerosols rich inchemicals with known or suspected health hazards.
Litigation Funding: A multibillion-dollar industry for investments in lawsuits with little oversightRead Here
ver heard of litigation funding? It's arelatively new, multibillion-dollar industry where investors fund lawsuits.Here's the idea: say someone was wronged by a big corporation but has no moneyto sue it. A litigation funder will pay for their court battle. In essence:they're betting on the lawsuit the way traders bet on stocks. If it'ssuccessful – they make money, sometimes a lot of money; if it fails – thefunders get nothing – their investment is lost.
Vaping Settlement by Juul Is Said to Total $1.7 BillionRead Here
Juul was once the most popular vaping brand, but it has been thetarget of a number of lawsuits claiming it helped fuel the teen vaping crisis.Credit...Seth Wenig/Associated Press
53 Vaping Statistics: How Many PeopleVape?Key Vaping Statistics: How Popular Is Vaping?Read Here
American Greed S15 E19Read Here
When an epidemic of teenage nicotine addiction breaks out across the country, some people ask whether JUUL's founders are intent on saving lives or greedy enough to make a killing by targeting the next generation.