Juul Hit With Suit Alleging E-Cig Marketing To Teens
By Carolina Bolado (April 15, 2019, 1:49 PM EDT) -- A Florida couple filed a proposed class action Monday against e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. and tobacco giant Altria Group Inc. accusing them of intentionally targeting teenagers and concealing the addictiveness of e-cigarettes as well as their nicotine content.
In a suit filed in the Middle District of Florida, Sarasota residents Erin and Jared NesSmith said they are suing on behalf of their 15-year-old daughter who has been using Juul e-cigarettes for about a year and is now suffering from seizures, which they say is a complication of nicotine ingestion.
They claim Juul is following in the steps of Big Tobacco...
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