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U.S. proposes stricter curbs on e-cigarette sales

13 Mar 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday released formal plans to curb the sale of flavored e-cigarettes and slow a surge in teenage use of the popular nicotine devices.

Johnson & Johnson receives federal subpoenas related to baby powder litigation

21 Feb 2019

Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday it has received subpoenas from the U.S. Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) related to litigation involving alleged asbestos contamination in its signature Baby Powder product line.

Johnson & Johnson receives federal subpoenas related to baby powder litigation

21 Feb 2019

Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday it has received subpoenas from the U.S. Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) related to litigation involving alleged asbestos contamination in its signature Baby Powder product line.

Johnson & Johnson receives federal subpoenas related to baby powder litigation

21 Feb 2019

Feb 20 Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday it has received subpoenas from the U.S. Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) related to litigation involving alleged asbestos contamination in its signature Baby Powder product line.

Exclusive: Juul plans India e-cigarette entry with new hires, subsidiary

30 Jan 2019

NEW DELHI/LOS ANGELES U.S.-based electronic cigarette company Juul Labs Inc is hoping to launch its products in India by late 2019, a person familiar with the strategy told Reuters, marking one of its boldest bets to expand away from its home turf.

Altria to buy $12.8 billion minority stake in e-cigarette company Juul

20 Dec 2018

Marlboro cigarette maker Altria Group Inc will buy a 35 percent stake in Juul Labs Inc for $12.8 billion (10.1 billion pounds), a marriage between an old-line tobacco giant and a fast-growing electronic-cigarette rival looking to make inroads among smokers. | Video

Altria pays $12.8 bln for minority stake in e-cigarette company Juul

20 Dec 2018

Dec 20 Marlboro cigarette maker Altria Group Inc on Thursday announced it would pay $12.8 billion to take a 35 percent stake in Juul Labs Inc, a marriage between an old-line tobacco giant and a fast-growing electronic-cigarette rival looking to make inroads among smokers.

Altria in talks to take minority stake in Juul: sources

29 Nov 2018

Tobacco company Altria Group Inc is in talks to take a minority stake of 20 to 40 percent in e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

FDA to ban flavored e-cigarettes at U.S. convenience stores

15 Nov 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced sweeping new restrictions on flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes popular among teenagers in an effort to prevent a new generation of nicotine addicts. | Video

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