Juul will stop selling mint flavored weapon products in the United States. The company says they collect coin pillows from their website, as well as no longer accepting new orders from retailers. As of this article, the company sells only three flavors: Classic Tobacco, Virginia Tobacco and Menthol.
Juul states that it made the decision based on a study that came out this week that found mint flavored vapes popular among middle and high school students in the United States. However, the company declined to comment on why it plans to continue selling menthol-flavored vapes when Bloomberg pointed out that the same study found that both mint and menthol flavors were popular with young people.
The move comes after Juul stopped selling fruit flavoring on his website last month. By reproducing a statement he had made at the time, new CEO of Juul (and former tobacco CEO) K.C. Crosthwaite said today, "These results are unacceptable, and that is why we need to reset the steam category in the United States and earn the community's trust by partnering with regulators, attorneys, public health officials and other stakeholders to combat underage use. FDA taste policy and will follow the PMTA process. "
Earlier today, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) said that the number of vaping-related lung injuries in the United States is up to 2,051