When Juul e-cigarettes were first introduced, they were touted as being a way for smokers to wean themselves away from smoking harmful nicotine cigarettes. Vaping devices easily turned into an open slot machine for manufacturers of the units, with e-cigarettes quickly becoming a multibillion-dollar industry. Juul Labs is one of the leading manufacturers of vaping instruments. Sales of Juul vaping equipment rose 800 percent in one year alone, easily making the company the market leader.
Juul Labs has caused more than its share of controversy. The product has reportedly been the catalyst for a whopping 78% increase in high schoolers’ use of e-cigarettes in 2018, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition to the fact that deceptive, illegal marketing methods have supposedly been used in the industry to skyrocket sales, there is mounting evidence that vaping devices are not nearly as safe as their advertising has purported, putting these pseudo cigarettes at the heart of national debate.
Unfortunately, much of the public at large, including teen users, is completely in the dark when it comes to the unexpected dangers, side effects, and risks associated with the use of Juul’s popular product. Hidden under the white fog of a puff on a Juul vaping device is the very real possibility of contracting pneumonia and heart disease. Some people are beginning to awaken, though, and Juul has already been hit with dozens of lawsuits that accuse the industry giant of hiding serious risks from the public and using shady, back-alley marketing to conceal the product’s dangerous side. Many more lawsuits to be forthcoming and plaintiffs will be looking for a product liability attorney who can help them file a Juul lawsuit.