Officials from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris, which is now
owned by Altria, didn’t respond to requests for comment on the verdict.
Both were found equally at fault because Caprio smoked brands from both
companies while feeding the habit he began at 15.
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Altria's big investment in Juul isn't looking so hot now amid growing
concerns about health risks tied to vaping and a broad regulatory crackdown
on e-cigarettes. But the tobacco giant is unlikely to give up on Juul
The Schlesinger Law Office has been fighting the tobacco industry for decades.
In the 90s they won billions of dollars in a
lawsuit against the tobacco industry. The law office is now fighting for clients
who have used vaping devices.
The pendulum swing in the reputation of Juul Labs — from a less-harmful
cigarette alternative to a public danger — has engulfed the vaping
company in crisis. Attorney
Jonathan Gdanski comments on the Juul epidemic.
Ben Frier says he has breathing issues from vaping. Lawyer
Jonathan Gdanski represents teens in Florida and across the country with health issues from
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - The hidden dangers of e-cigarettes, once touted
as a less harmful way of smoking, has been a hot topic lately.
Those e-cigs are now being blamed for a wide range of breathing and other
health problems, and it's not just adults dealing with these issues.
Steven Hammer was interviewed on ABC Local 10 News.
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A South Florida teen is joining dozens of others who are trying to get
e-cigarettes banned from stores so other kids don't have to go through
the same troubles as them.
Bailey Legacki has tried quitting but it didn't work. The 18-year-old
says without her e-cigarette Juul she is cranky and anxious.
Vaping and e-cigarettes have exploded into a $5 billion industry in the
last decade, sparking interest by some corporate law firms in developing
industry-focused practices. But a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration
deadline that gives vape product manufacturers only 10 months to seek
market approval could mean much of the industry goes up in smoke.
The 15-year-old girl’s path to nicotine addiction is familiar to
many teens of the “Juul generation”: Initially drawn to the
vapor’s sweet mango flavor, she started taking puffs from a Juul
e-cigarette when she was 14, not knowing it contained nicotine, the same
addictive substance found in tobacco cigarettes.