An American e-cigarette maker is no longer selling flavoured pods in the U.S. due to fears it might attract teens to use their products. This isn’t stopping the company from selling their products in Canada, though.
Juul will continue to sell mango, cucumber and other fruit-flavoured pods in Canadian convenience and vape shops.
In an emailed statement to the Toronto Star, Juul Labs said, the “Canadian and U.S. markets are very different” when asked why the concern is only seen in America but not in the Canadian market.
Health Canada does have restrictions where it prevents vaping companies from advertising their products in a way where people think it has a dessert, soft drink or energy drink flavour.
“We certainly don’t want youth using the product,” the company stated earlier this week after they announced they will no longer be selling their dessert-flavoured pods south of the border. They will continue to sell menthol and mint-flavoured pods, however.
The e-cigarette maker launched these flavours to help steer smokers away from cigarettes and are strongly against young people, or those who have never smoked before, using their products.
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