Wyden cited statistics that 40 percent of high school seniors have reported using e-cigarettes.
A man is seen vaping in this undated stock image.
"We don't yet know the exact cause of these illnesses - whether they're caused by contaminants, ingredients in the liquid or something else, such as the device itself", said Dr. Ann Thomas, the public health physician at the Oregon Health Authority. Thomas also said "this individual was consuming a THC preparation purchased at a dispensary". Those symptoms include shortness of breath, cough, chest pain, fever, headache, nausea and weight loss. "It's not a pneumonia".
Health officials said last month that a lung disease death in IL was considered the first USA death linked to vaping, which has grown increasingly common among young people, the Associated Press reported. Nicotine products can be vaped, but almost all of the three dozen vaping-linked illnesses reported recently in Wisconsin were tied to THC products, according to AP.
Health Canada is asking health workers to ask patients who come in with respiratory problems whether they use e-cigarettes, and is warning users not to modify them or use them in ways they're not made for.
Cotton candy flavored e-liquid on display during Vape Jam UK 2019
While using cannabis is legal both medicinally and recreationally in California and people can find ways to vape it everywhere, experts say no one should look at it as if it's just like nicotine.
Three cases of severe pulmonary illness following vaping have been confirmed to likely be due to vaping, according to the Ohio Department of Health. He studied journalism at Northwestern University and grew up in North Dakota. This statement was based on interviews with the patients, however the state agency is working with the FDA to coordinate samples of suspected THC products for testing. "At this point, some of the other states have more data than us".
Regardless of the investigation, e-cigarette and vaping products should not be used by youth, young adults, pregnant women, or adults who do not now use tobacco products.
State health departments are reporting new cases weekly. THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is the psychoactive substance in cannabis.
In the meantime, the CDC is urging people concerned about specific health risks to consider not using e-cigarette products.
Raiders plan to suspend WR Antonio Brown
That fine was for nearly $14,000, and the letter Brown posted said he had accrued another $40,000 in fines. Brown and the Oakland Raiders have been a disastrous relationship so far, and it's not getting better.
R. Kelly moved to general inmate population
Kelly, 52, stood in court during a Wednesday status hearing in orange jail clothes and slippers, his hands behind his back. Kelly initially had misgivings about being in the general inmate population but quickly changed his mind, Greenberg said.
Raiders claim Kizer, now have 4 QBs on roster
Kizer came to Green Bay in a trade last season with the Browns that saw CB Damarious Randall go to Cleveland. Kizer completed 20 of the 42 passes he threw for Green Bay a year ago , throwing a couple of interceptions.