The Federal Drug Administration will block Joule Labs’ e-cigarettes from being on the market and may disclose the decision on Wednesday. wall street journal informed ofIn a move that would bolster the vaping startup, which has faced multiple lawsuits, layoffs and shrinking sales in recent years, it cites sources familiar with the discussions.
The news comes nearly two years after the FDA asked Juul and other e-cigarette companies to submit applications to keep their products on the market.
It also comes after agency last year Adjourned A September deadline to decide whether Joule’s menthol and tobacco-flavored products provide enough health benefits as alternatives to traditional cigarettes to remain on the market.
The company can appeal against the decision, challenge it in court or submit a revised application for the products, magazine informed of.
Juul and the FDA did not respond to requests for comment Forbes.