Juul to Pay $462 Million Over Claims It Marketed to Minors

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Published on April 12, 2023 - Duration: 01:31s

Juul to Pay $462 Million Over Claims It Marketed to Minors

Juul to Pay $462 Million , Over Claims It Marketed to Minors.

CBS News reports that New York Attorney General Letitia James made the announcement on April 12.

Juul lit a nationwide public health crisis by putting addictive products in the hands of minors and convincing them that it's harmless, Letitia James, New York Attorney General, via statement.

Today they are paying the price for the harm they caused, Letitia James, New York Attorney General, via statement.

California, Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York and Washington, D.C., will receive the payout.


Attorney General Brian Schwalb said that Juul "knew how addictive and dangerous its products were and actively tried to cover up that medical truth.".

CBS News reports that on April 10, Juul settled another lawsuit in West Virginia for nearly $8 million.

Last month, it paid $23.8 million to Chicago.

Minnesota went to trial against Juul last month.

Attorney General Keith Ellison claims that the e-cigarette company , "baited, deceived and addicted a whole new generation of kids after Minnesotans slashed youth smoking rates down to the lowest level in a generation.".

According to a Juul spokesperson, underage use of the company's products has decreased by 95% since 2019, as reported by the National Youth Tobacco Survey.

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