Stop vaping immediately, health department warns

Stop vaping immediately, health department warns

"These latest reports of pulmonary disease in people using vaping products in NY and other states are proof that more study is needed on the long-term health effects of these products". The FDA is probing 127 reports it's received of vaping associated with seizures, an inquiry the agency started after receiving reports from a young adult and the parents of two teens who used devices they said were sold by Juul Labs Inc.

The City of Milwaukee Health Department is urging residents to stop using any vape and/or e-cigarette devices immediately.

The new tally of 25 cases in NY comes after the first vaping-linked death was suspected in IL and almost 200 vaping-related lung diseases are being investigated across the country.

Many people believe vaping is safer than traditional cigarettes and tobacco, which kill 8 million people each year due to cancer, health disease and other conditions, according to the World Health Organization.

While numerous 25 cases in NY involved THC, state health officials noted none of them reported using products sold by the medical marijuana companies licensed in NY. Of those seven, five have reported vaping THC. DHS officials said they went on to have severe respiratory illnesses requiring hospitalization.

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The symptoms associated with the illness are cough, fatigue, dizziness, headache, vomiting and diarrhea, chest pain, and difficulty breathing.

The CDC and other health groups investigating the outbreak of vaping-related lung issues have failed to find a link between the people getting sick and any one particular product.

On Thursday, top health officials in the Trump administration reiterated warnings against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, emphasizing the increasing potency of the drug.

Ten counties in Wisconsin have reported cases of severe chemical pnumonitis or chemical pneumonia: Dodge, Door, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Portage, Racine, Walworth, Washington, Waukesha and Winnebago. The department says all affected people reported using aping liquids or oils that contained nicotine, marijuana, CBD, synthetic marijuana, or a combination. "However, we are also investigating cases in which people report using both THC and nicotine products". "All e-cigarettes contain a heating element that produces an aerosol from a liquid that users inhale".

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