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Juul company that produces electronic cigarettes, has decided to withdraw from sale products with fruit flavors. As reported by CNBC, as the firm reacted to the possible ban on all types of electronic cigarette with different flavors in the United States.
Up to this point to buy a scented products were only available on the website of the company: from retail sales they were removed last year. Now the range will be only products with the aroma of tobacco, mint and menthol.
Earlier in October it became known that the founders Juul, Adam Bowen and James Monsees lost their status as billionaires. In the investigation of diseases associated with the use of electronic cigarettes, the shares of tobacco company Altria, the owner of Juul — fell by a third, and capitalization has shrunk more than 30 billion dollars.
Meanwhile, in the United States increased the number of deaths among vapers. According to the latest data, there were 33 death in 24 States. The lung injury was recorded 1.5 thousand residents in all States except Alaska. The victims there are in the capital city of Washington, and U.S. territories. The exact cause of the disease is still unknown. It is believed that lung injury and deaths can be linked to toxic chemical vapors or toxic gases.
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