State and federal investigations into the puzzling burst of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use-aka vaping-are focusing in on black-market and counterfeit products, according to a report by the Washington Post.
The warning specifically points to e-cigarettes and vape products with cannabis in them (THC or CBD), but it suggests that some illnesses have presented themselves after only tobacco use.
Officials said it is "a complex and ongoing investigation, and we are working to gather information about the products used, collect products for testing, and investigate new cases".
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a health advisory saying, "if you are concerned about these specific health risks, consider refraining from the use of e-cigarette products". Lamberty treated three vaping-linked cases recently, at least two of which were linked to THC-containing products.Читайте также: Chandrayaan-2: Third lunar-bound orbit exercise performed
"We also don't know what the impact of this kind of an injury on their lungs will be long term, whether they'll be scarring or loss of lung function long term", she says. We continue to gather information about the names of the products used, where they were purchased, and how the products were used.
A vaping death was reported in IL last week.
The negative health effects associated with cigarettes and cigars have always been documented, leading to a decline in use among teens in the U.S.in recent years.
If you've kicked a pack-a-day smoking habit and have been puffing on an e-cigarette to calm your nicotine cravings, it would probably be a good idea to wait until the CDC gets to the bottom of this whole mess before you reverse course. In 2018, almost 1 in every 20 middle school students (4.9 percent) reported using electronic cigarettes in the past 30 days.
Last year, the Surgeon General of the United States, Jerome Adams, declared vaping among American teens an "epidemic".При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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