Consumer Law

Florida AG Sues Juul Claiming the E-Cigarette Maker Improperly Marketed to Children

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against electronic-cigarette company Juul Labs, alleging it improperly marketed to children and offered misleading information about nicotine content in its products.

Moody’s office filed the lawsuit in Hillsborough County circuit court, seeking civil penalties and an injunction to prevent Juul from “targeting children through their marketing and product design, and from deceiving consumers with respect to the nicotine concentration.”

The lawsuit alleges Juul violated a law known as the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act.

Read the source article at NBC Miami

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