The CEO of San Francisco-based California glass pipes
manufacturer JuulLabs recently apologized to the parents of teenagers addicted to glass pipes.
In an interview with CNBC, Chief Executive Officer KevinBurns was asked what he wanted to say to the parents of teenagers who have become addicted to the company's products. Burns said, first of all, I want to tell them that I am sorry that their children are using this product. These products are not for teenagers. I hope everything we do will not interest teenagers in this product. I am the parent of a 16-year-old child. I feel sorry for these parents. I sympathize with the challenges they are facing. "。
Federal law prohibits the sale of glass pipes Amazon
to people under the age of 18, but in fact one fifth of high school students use Glasspipes. According to data from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), about 3.6 million secondary and high school students in the United States often use glass pipes.
At present, glass pipes has developed into an industry worth 4 billion yuan in the United States. Yule is the largest manufacturer of these glass pipes. Glass pipes was originally used as a substitute for tobacco products to help adults quit smoking. However, Yoel used popular social media among young people to advertise products and make glass pipes with fruit and candy flavors. These marketing tools led the company to be accused of selling electronic cigarettes to minors.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gained control of glass pipes in 2016, but it has been criticized by anti-smoking advocates for lack of active supervision and insufficient protection for minors. In addition, the government's regulations on the approval and listing of glass pipes have been postponed until 2021. San Francisco has taken strict measures in this regard, banning the sale of glass pipes from next year to prevent many teenagers from becoming addicted to nicotine because of the interesting and smelling glass hand pipes amazon