Thirty-nine state attorneys generals plan to examine the popular e-cigarette company's marketing and sales practices.
The Democratic governor is hoping it will curb the increase in young people using e-cigarettes.
The state's Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Juul, the U.S. market leader in e-cigarettes, engages in practices that are endangering children's lives.
President Trump says he plans to raise the age restriction on e-cigarettes to “21 or so.”
October saw an average increase of 202 new cases each week, according to the latest numbers released by the CDC.
Toxic chemical fumes may be the cause of the mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping.
This is the first death identified by the state since Gov. Phil Murphy launched a task force to investigate vaping in response to the national outbreak.
The vaping company had donated nearly $19 million to the Proposition C campaign.
The CDC's latest figures show a 52% rise in cases since last week. The latest deaths were in Mississippi, Georgia and Florida.
During a hearing Wednesday, Ned Sharpless responded to congressional calls for an outright ban by saying his agency will "enforce existing law."
The company's decision follows a wave of vaping-linked illnesses — and several deaths — throughout the nation.
There have been seven deaths and 530 confirmed and probable cases of lung injury linked to vaping, the CDC said Thursday.
People found vaping will face up to a year in prison and, or a fine up to $1,390.
The CDC has activated its Emergency Operations Center in response to the mounting illnesses and deaths related to vaping across the country.
The move comes amid a national investigation into hundreds of cases of lung illness and six deaths associated with vaping.
At least 450 people have been sickened by mysterious illnesses after using vaping devices and a sixth person died this week.
The vaping company is also accused of marketing its products to students, calling e-cigarettes "totally safe."
Michigan will be the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's decision will prohibit sweet, fruity and menthol e-cigarettes, which studies say are more likely to get young people hooked on vaping.
Attorney General Josh Stein says that e-cigarette companies "aggressively" target nicotine products to children and fuel "an epidemic of vaping."