Juul co-founder defends company at congressional hearing

Juul co-founder defends company at congressional hearing

A top executive for Juul Labs said that his company never intended its e-cigarettes to be adopted by underage teenagers. Co-founder James Monsees testified as House lawmakers on Thursday accused the company of fueling the vaping craze among high schoolers. The hearing marks the first time Juul has been called before Congress, despite growing scrutiny.

HueHueo Suezo
HueHueo Suezo 6 months

The PSA's talk about how the flavors of Vapes and E-cigs are clearly targeting children, yet my 30-40 year old blue collar co-workers literally debate on whether custard or cake flavored vape oil is better. Anecdotal, I know, but still.

CoLpOeSnED 6 months

yeah, they didnt advertise or sell to the underaged right? so it's a little out of their hand- so long as they dont actively advertise.

Max Hardwicke-Brown
Max Hardwicke-Brown 6 months

Imagine being addicted to a USB

Daddy Tito
Daddy Tito 6 months

Fun fact: once you turn 20, you stop being able to taste “mango”. No adult has ever liked such flavors.

Life of Ri
Life of Ri 6 months

LET PEOPLE VAPE!! It's safer and has helped many people me included quit a repugnant habit.

bobby_5150 6 months

Everything is marketed towards teens.

Little Scar
Little Scar 6 months

This is all because the tobacco companies are ticked off that people are quitting.

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