Juul CEO exits; Altria, Philip Morris end talks in vaping fallout

9/25/19–The chief executive of e-cigarette startup Juul Labs Inc. abruptly stepped down on Wednesday, as U.S. efforts to combat underage vaping threaten to upend the trendy alternative to smoking. Juul, which is the target of several federal investigations, replaced Chief Executive Kevin Burns with an executive at Altria, which owns a 35% stake in the e-cigarette makes. Read