By TOM MURPHY, AP Well being Author
Juul on Friday requested a federal court docket to dam a authorities order to cease promoting its digital cigarettes.
The e-cigarette maker requested the court docket to pause what it calls an “extraordinary and illegal motion” by the Meals and Drug Administration. The corporate filed an emergency movement with the U.S. Court docket of Appeals in Washington because it prepares to enchantment the FDA’s determination.
The FDA mentioned Thursday that Juul should cease promoting its vaping machine and its tobacco and menthol flavored cartridges.
The motion was a part of a sweeping effort by the company to carry scientific scrutiny to the multibillion-dollar vaping business after years of regulatory delays.
To remain in the marketplace, corporations should present that their e-cigarettes profit public well being. In apply, meaning proving that grownup people who smoke who use them are more likely to give up or scale back their smoking, whereas teenagers are unlikely to get hooked on them.
The FDA mentioned Juul’s software left regulators with important questions and didn’t embrace sufficient info to judge any potential dangers. Juul mentioned it submitted sufficient info and knowledge to deal with all points raised.
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