Results for - Juul boss Kevin Burns steps down amid vaping concerns!

3,119 voters participated in this survey

Kevin Burns, chief executive of vaping firm Juul, has stepped down, amid growing concerns around vaping health risks and criticism of its marketing. The firm has also announced it will withdraw all US advertising. Mr Burns will be replaced immediately by KC Crosthwaite, former chief growth officer at tobacco giant Altria, Juul said. Juul is 35%-owned by Altria, and in the past has been accused of targeting vaping devices at children. Mr Burns said: "Since joining Juul Labs, I have worked non-stop, helping turn a small firm into a worldwide business, so a few weeks ago I decided that now was the right time for me to step down."

1. Are you aware of this incident?

Yes
33%
1,034 votes
No
67%
2,066 votes

2. Do you think that Juul's CEO did the right thing by stepping down from his CEO position?

Yes
44%
1,352 votes
No
12%
368 votes
Undecided
45%
1,380 votes

3. In your opinion, which of the following does greater harm to our health?

Vaping
58%
1,808 votes
Side effects of prescribed medication
42%
1,292 votes

4. Do you think CEO's of Pharma companies that make drugs with harmful side-effects should also step down from their positions?

Yes
48%
1,478 votes
No
15%
472 votes
Undecided
37%
1,150 votes
09/29/2019 Business 3119 58 By: Tellwut

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