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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.

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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.