Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sottera
Penalty: 
$85,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
August 3, 2010
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
tobacco litigation
Violation Description: 

Sottera, one of the country's largest electronic cigarette producers, reached a settlement with the California Attorney General to prevent the company from targeting minors and claiming that electronic cigarettes are a safe alternative to smoking.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
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