• How can an e-cigarette know the age of its user?


    Brian Livingston

    By Brian Livingston

    The dominant e-cigarette manufacturer Juul filed in the US last month an application to sell a new technology that requires age verification and prevents the use of third-party, candy-flavored vaping cartridges.

    Juul nearly went bankrupt in November 2022 after agreeing to a $439 million settlement with several US states. The attorneys general of those states successfully argued that the company had marketed fruity flavors specifically to appeal to minors.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (20.32.0, 2023-08-07).