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Nevada Attorney General opens investigation into e-cigarette company JUUL

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Published: Feb. 25, 2020 at 9:02 AM PST
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Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford has announced that his office, along with the Attorneys General of Connecticut, Florida, Oregon and Texas, are looking into the sales and marketing practices of JUUL Labs, Inc.

JUUL is a high-profile maker of electronic cigarettes and one-time use nicotine cartridges.

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is looking into whether JUUL targeted its products for underage buyers, the company's claims regarding nicotine content, and statements regarding risks, safety and effectiveness of the products to help smokers quit cigarette use.

Ford's office says, as of February 4, 2020, there have been 2,758 lung injury hospitalization cases connected to e-cigarette or vaping use including seven cases in Nevada. There have also been 64 confirmed deaths in the U.S. connected to e-cigarettes and vaping.

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