>> More than 1,000 documents from e-cigarette maker, Juul, seized in a surprise inspection by the Food and Drug Administration, the agency making the announcement Tuesday. Last month, the FDA said it was considering a ban on flavored e-cigarettes from Juul and other companies as it grapples with what it called an epidemic of teenage e-cigarette use.
>> The FDA will not tolerate a whole generation of young people becoming addicted to nicotine as a trade-off for enabling adults to have unfettered access to these same products.>> The surprise inspection which wrapped up on Friday follows an April request for documents that regulators hope will help them better understand the high rates of teenage vaping.
Juul CEO Kevin Burn said in a statement that the company has released over 50,000 pages of documents to the FDA since April. Burns said, quote, we want to be part of the solution in preventing underage use.