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Juul Reaches $40 Million Settlement with North Carolina over Teen Nicotine Addiction

HeadlineJun 29, 2021

The e-cigarette maker Juul Labs has agreed to pay $40 million to settle a lawsuit brought by North Carolina, charging that its marketing practices led to widespread nicotine addiction among teenagers. The settlement comes as 13 other states and the District of Columbia are pressing similar lawsuits and as the Food and Drug Administration is considering whether to allow Juul products to remain on the market. 

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