. the cdc found one in five high school students and nearly one in 20 middle school students vape. a 78% increase since be 2017. just last week, juul co-founder testified on capitol hill they never intended for their product to be used bid teens. >> juul labs isn't big tobacco. >> reporter: two teenagers told the same committee that a juul representative told their ninth grade class the product was totally safe. juul mains their products are not intended for teens but adults who want an alternative to the traditional cigarettes when trying to quit. it's that claim that prompt this had latest investigation. >> big tobacco's investment and a one-third share in this company, you generally don't spend billions of dollars investing when you're trying to get people to stop using your product. >> reporter: juul said they will cooperate with the investigation and reiterated their product is not intended to help people quit nicotine but as an alternative to traditional cigarettes. abc news, washington. >> the impossible is now possible for the bay area company behind a popular meatless burger. r
disaster. >> the head of cdc takes its fight to the oakland. >> and the startup that will build you an in-law unit as long as you don't mind smith the rent. >> now from abc7, live breaking news. >> this giant pothole is turning the afternoon commute into a nightmare for drivers along interstate 880 through downtown oakland. >> it formed in the number three lane in the southbound direction all happening at jackson street. >> that's obviously something that would cause an accident if you hit it at ended up with flat tires earlier today. the left three lanes will be closes till at least 7:00 tonight as caltrans crews patch the pothole. >> track is a mess. the backup extends a mile. cars are just squeezing by on the three right-hand lanes that are open. >> this pothole could not have happened at a more inconvenient place. at jackson street, the nimitz becomes a choke point after the american from interstate 9 0. >> if your commute takes you through this stretch of 880, add a lot of extra time for yourself or take the macarthur freeway as an alternate route. >> it's worse than a pothole. i'
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