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Juul, the e-cig maker started at Stanford, watches its US market share get vaporized


It’s almost Shakespearean.
Juul, the e-cigarette company that took the U.S. by storm five years ago — and which was valued at its peak at $38 billion — is about to get kicked out of the country, according to the WSJ. Per the outlet’s report earlier today, the Food & Drug Administration could announce as early as today that the San Francisco-based outfit is no longer allowed to sell its products in the U.S.
The “marketing denial order,” writes the WSJ, would follow a nearly two-year review of data presented by Juul, which in 2019 said it was suspending all print, broadcast and digital advertising in the United States after parents around the country complained that their children were becoming exposed to — and addicted to —  Juul’s products.
The company also agreed to stop selling its sweetly flavored e-liqui …

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