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AZ attorney general files lawsuits against two major vaping product companies

Attorney General Mark Brnovich says Juul and Eonsmoke have violated the state's Consumer Fraud Act.

ARIZONA, USA — Arizona filed lawsuits against two major companies that sell vaping products, Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Tuesday.

The lawsuits allege Juul and Eonsmoke purposefully market their products to youth and the companies have misrepresented how much nicotine is inside their products. The lawsuits also claim there hasn't been enough done to keep underage users from buying and selling vaping products.   

The state attorney's office claims these two companies have violated Arizona's Consumer Fraud Act. 

The state is asking for an injunction to create legal consequences for JUUL if the company sells fruit-flavored products. Juul voluntarily stopped selling fruit-flavored and dessert-flavored products in 2019.

Brnovich says Eonsmoke continues to sell flavored vaping products that are appealing to young people. 

The companies' practices are described as "deceptive and unfair," according to a statement from Arizona Attorney General’s Office.

"The lawsuit seeks injunctive relief against Juul, disgorgement of profits, and penalties of up to $10,000 for each willful violation of the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act," the statement said.  

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