US U.S. health officials say there may be more than one cause to vaping-related illness

20:15  11 october  2019
20:15  11 october  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Mother arrested, charged in connection with Kenosha County vaping

  Mother arrested, charged in connection with Kenosha County vaping The mother of two men accused of running a weed vape ring in Kenosha County was arrested Monday afternoon and faces multiple charges. According to online record Courtney Huffhines, 43, has been charged with maintaining a drug trafficking place, possession with intent to deliver and misappropriation of personal identifying materials Police arrested Tyler Huffhines, 20, and his brother Jacob Huffhines, 23, both of Salem, after a massive raid conducted earlier this month.Prosecutors charged the brothers with injecting THC into tens of thousands of vape cartridges and selling them on the street.

But on Wednesday, Mississippi health officials reported a vaping - related death of a person who was under 30. No specific ingredients or devices have been identified as Given the unanswered questions about the exact cause of the illnesses , many health experts say people simply should not vape.

More than 200 people nationwide have reported lung diseases that may be tied to vaping , and the One adult patient in Illinois died from his illness . There is no known cause of the illnesses , and the Many patients said symptoms began with difficulty breathing, shortness of breath and chest pain, and

(Reuters) - U.S. health officials said on Friday there may be more than one cause to the outbreak of the mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarette use, and said they do not see a meaningful drop in new cases.

Man's Hand Holding Vape And Tobacco Cigarettes Over Wooden Desk © Getty Man's Hand Holding Vape And Tobacco Cigarettes Over Wooden Desk

As of Oct. 8, 1,299 confirmed or probable cases of lung injuries linked to vaping were recorded in the United States. About 80% of patients were under age 35, and 26 deaths have been linked to the illness.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continued to urge people to stop vaping, especially products containing THC - the high-inducing component in marijuana.

(Reporting by Saumya Sibi Joseph in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli)

Erdogan says he will never allow vaping, will block e-cigarettes in Turkey .
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he will never allow electronic cigarette companies to produce their products in Turkey, urging Turks to drink tea instead. © Reuters/HUSEYIN ALDEMIR U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visits Turkey Speaking at an event against smoking in Istanbul, Erdogan said he had ordered his Trade Minister "never" to allow e-cigarettes in Turkey and said that tobacco companies were "getting rich by poisoning" people. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

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