Thursday, May 23, 2019

UPDATE: Remember, Juul recently jumped into bed with Big Tobacco

So I'd take this full-page ad in the New York Times with a big grain of salt.

File this ad under "bridge for sale".

Original 12/21/2018 post, "Marlboro goes to where the flavors are", starts here.

Juul Closes Deal with Tobacco Giant Altria.  (The New York Times, 12/20/2018)
The tobacco giant Altria, maker of Marlboro and other top-selling brands of cigarettes, has agreed to pay nearly $13 billion for a 35 percent stake in Juul Labs, the wildly popular vaping company that burst on the scene in 2015 with a mission to render cigarettes obsolete.

Related post:
Like the tobacco industry hawking cigarettes, the whole point of vaping is to get kids hooked.  (12/19/2018)

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