North Caroline sues Eonsmoke and seven other vape companies including Juul alleging they targeted children as customers

The Attorney General of North Carolina has filed a lawsuit against Eonsmoke and seven other vaping companies following a lawsuit already filed against the industry leader Juul. See Juul complaint here: JUUL-Complaint . The new suits also name Beard Vape, Direct eLiquid, Electric Lotus, Tobacconist, Juice Man, Tinted Brew and VapeCo. The Eonsmoke Complaint can be seen here: Eonsmoke-Complaint. The Complaints allege that the companies are targeting their sales to children and that they are contributing to an epidemic of use among children of products that are damaging to health. Eonsmoke was also sued by the Massachusetts Att0rney General Maura Healey in May of this year.

Here is what the surgoen general has said about e-cigarettes: E-cigarette aerosol is not harmless.2 Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine “ñ the addictive drug in regular cigarettes, cigars, and other tobacco products.2 Nicotine exposure during adolescence can harm the developing brain “ñwhich continues to develop until about age 25.2 Nicotine exposure during adolescence can impact learning, memory, and attention.1,2 Using nicotine in adolescence can also increase risk for future addiction to other drugs.