Jul 24, 2018 - Health

Massachusetts AG calls for investigation on Juul

Attorney General Maura Healey

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey. Photo: Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

The state of Massachusetts is investigating major e-cigarette manufacturer Juul on the sale and marketing minors, Attorney General Maura Healey announced Tuesday.

Why it matters: The state's probe joins the Food and Drug Administration, parents and schools in watching the "juuling" craze — an epidemic on kids who are introduced to nicotine products early. Three lawsuits have already been filed by users claiming Juul has made them more addicted to nicotine.

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