E-cigarette maker Juul will pay millions to settle claims it marketed to minors, and Georgia will get a sizable cut.
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The proposed settlement is around $440 million.
Dozens of states, including Georgia, spent two years investigating Juul.
“Underage vaping has reached epidemic proportions, and our office is committed to protecting Georgia’s youth from products that could be harmful to their health. That includes holding accountable those that unlawfully try to sell dangerous and addictive e-cigarettes to minors in our state,” said Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr.
Georgia will get $19 million in the settlement.
In addition to the payout, Juul has agreed not to market to minors, use cartoons in advertising or sell flavors without approval.
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