Juul announced on Thursday that it will stop the sale of non-tobacco and non-methanol pod flavors in the United States, meaning that the sweet, fruity flavors are not available in the online store. 19659002] The suspension extends to the company's taste of mango, cream, fruit and cucumber, the company said in a press release, pending a review by the Food and Drug Administration. The company said that in addition to withdrawing these funds from online sales – the former stopped selling them to brick-and-mortar stores last year – it would also cease lobbying the Trump administration in the ban on gun laws flavors other than tobacco.
Last month, the FDA issued a proposed rule to regulate how some tobacco products ̵
. Juul said in its announcement Thursday that while it weighs which of its products should be submitted for FDA review, it will "continue to develop scientific evidence to support the use of these flavored products, coupled with strict measures to combat underage use, as we believe these products can play an important role in helping adult smokers move away from combustible cigarettes. "
The news comes after President Donald Trump last month condemned what health professionals described as an" epidemic " of e-cigarette use among teens and children The Trump administration said at the time that it planned to ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes, including mint and menthol.
Now for comment on Julul's decision to continue to sell menthol pods, a spokesperson told Gizmodo in an email statement that t his company will "continue to review our policies and practices if oracle of the FDA's taste guide and has not made any final decisions, adding that Juul "will fully support and follow the final policy when effective."
RIP, Mango pods. You were good and loud, addictive while you lasted.