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Lung Injuries Associated with Vaping

Lung Injuries Associated with Vaping

CDC Update/Outbreak of Lung Illness Associated with Using E-cigarette Products

As of Oct. 1, 2019, 1,080 lung injury cases associated with using e-cigarette or vaping products have been reported to CDC from 48 states and one U.S. territory.  At this time, 16% of those patients are under 18 years old.  Learn more about the key facts for e-cigarette or vaping products and what CDC recommends.

FDA Warns Public to Stop Using THC-Containing Vaping Products-or Any Vaping Products Obtained Off the Street

Amid the 1,000+ recent reports of lung injuries associated with vaping products, the FDA warned the public that it should not use any vaping products containing THC, the primary psychoactive component of the cannabis plant.  Visit the FDA website for consumer updates on vaping illnesses.

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