House Panel Asks E-Cigarette Companies to Halt Advertising

A House panel asked various e-cigarette companies to stop advertising in the U.S. on Thursday as more mysterious vaping-related deaths plague the nation.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. House panel sent letters to four e-cigarette companies asking them to stop all print, broadcast and digital advertising of their products in the United States, the same day as market-leader Juul said it would pull its ads, the panel said on Thursday. 

The panel’s request comes amid an outbreak of lung illnesses across the United States associated with vaping. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has urged people to stop using e-cigarette or vaping products.

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