Juul agrees to $462 million lawsuit settlement

By Pat Gainor, Staff Writer Last Wednesday, e-cigarette mogul, Juul Labs, agreed to pay $462 million over eight years to settle claims by six U.S. states and the District of Columbia that it unlawfully marketed its products to minors.  The lawsuit, which included New York, California, Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts and New Mexico, focused mostly on Juul’s advertising, with many states accusing the company of falsely marketing its e-cigarette products as less addictive than traditional cigarettes and misleading young users with its advertising campaigns.  The agreement brings a near end to Juul’s legal woes that have been active since 2019, though … Continue reading Juul agrees to $462 million lawsuit settlement