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Juul Boosts Lobbying Amid Vaping Regulation Threats

Dec. 19, 2018, 10:31 AM

The biggest player in the e-cigarette market, Juul Labs Inc., is stocking up on lobbyists while the Food and Drug Administration gets ready to smoke out vaping products being sold to kids.

S-3 Group, Kountoupes Denham Carr & Reid, Empire Consulting and Insight Public Affairs were all tapped by Juul in September and October to lobby on FDA regulation of vaping products. The registrations come as the FDA amplifies its campaign to restrict the sale of the products to underaged consumers and clamp down on kid-friendly marketing tactics, like offering candy-like flavors, after a reported spike in teen...

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