E-Cigarette Manufacturer Settlement


Hawai‘i Attorney General Holly T. Shikada announced on Tuesday, Sept. 6 in a press release a $438.5 million agreement in principle between JUUL Labs and 34 states and territories resolving a two-year bipartisan investigation into the e-cigarette manufacturer’s marketing and sales practices. According to Kauai Now News, In addition to the financial terms, the settlement would force JUUL to comply with a series of strict injunctive terms severely limiting their marketing and sales practices. As part of the settlement, Hawai‘i will receive $6.8 million, which could increase to more than $7 million if JUUL opts to extend payments over a period longer than five years.