Juul replaces CEO, halts advertising in US

Juul has suspended all broadcast, print and digital product advertising in the U.S., according to CNBC.

The decision, announced Sept. 25, comes the same day as the embattled e-cigarette company said it replaced its CEO Kevin Burns, who will be succeeded by former Altria executive K.C. Crosthwaite.

The company is facing investigations from the FDA and litigation claiming it targeted teenagers in its promotions for e-cigarettes.

CBS, WarnerMedia and Viacom announced last week they would stop running all advertisements related to e-cigarettes.

Juul has spent more than $31 million on 9,464 airings of television spots in the U.S. since Jan. 8, according to CNBC.

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