Court grants Juul temporary halt to ‘extraordinary and unlawful’ ban

Juul Labs has been granted a temporary administrative stay while it asks a federal appeal court to halt the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s order requiring the removal of all Juul products from the US market.

In an emergency motion filed with the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in Washington, lawyers for Juul described the FDA’s action as “extraordinary and unlawful”. They said the agency denied its premarket tobacco application (PMTA) “after immense political pressure from Congress once it became politically convenient” to blame the company for youth vaping.

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