Tag Archives: Vaping

Vaping Illnesses: Consumers can Help Protect Themselves by Avoiding Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-Containing Vaping Products

Image Consumers are likely aware of the recent reports of respiratory illnesses — including some resulting in deaths – following the use of vaping products. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) remains deeply concerned about these incidents and is working closely with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as… Read More »

First Death Tied to Lung Injury From Vaping Reported in Illinois

FRIDAY, Aug. 23, 2019 — An Illinois resident who was hospitalized after suffering severe respiratory illness related to vaping has died, state health officials reported Friday. In addition, the number of reported cases of people who have used e-cigarettes or vaped and have been hospitalized with respiratory symptoms has doubled in Illinois this past week,… Read More »

CDC investigates more than 150 cases of ‘severe pulmonary disease’ involving vaping

Health officials warned Wednesday that “vaping” has led to more than 150 cases of “severe pulmonary disease” in 16 U.S. states as use of e-cigarette products continues to grow among adolescents and young adults. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a news release that at least 153 cases of pulmonary illnesses… Read More »

More than 120 cases of lung disease in 15 states could be linked to vaping

States with the most cases include Wisconsin, with 15 confirmed cases and 15 more under investigation, according to CNN’s survey. Illinois has 10 confirmed cases, while 12 more are under investigation. California is looking into 19 such cases. The New York State Department of Health said Friday it was “actively investigating” 11 cases. Indiana and… Read More »