This week, the CDC confirmed 530 cases of vaping-related illnesses in the USA, up from 380 just one week ago. While 7 deaths have been confirmed due to vaping in other states... right now, there are none in Virginia. Nine are still under investigation, and six reports were investigated and did not meet CDC's case definition.
No deaths from the illness have been recorded in Maine.
While not all cases involve THC, Zeller warned the public not to buy such products "in an alley or on the street".
Reiter said in a statement that he's anxious about how popular vaping is among young people and he'd like parents to warn their children about the risks.
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The State of Montana Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed the first case of severe pulmonary disease associated with vaping as part of an ongoing national investigation.
The American Vaping Association, a nonprofit that advocates for sensible regulation of vaping products, says there is growing evidence to suggest that black market tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) products are responsible for the string of severe lung illnesses being investigated by the CDC and FDA.
State Medical Officer Dr. Greg Holzman said he fully expects there to be more cases as the year wears on. "They need to sit down and have a real conversation with the child and give the child an opportunity to say if they're having trouble trying to quit".
Doctors have yet to pinpoint what about vaping causes the problem, although they suspect it is related to chemical exposure. Ontario announced this week that it has made vaping-related lung illness a notifiable condition. However, the patient from London, Ont. was confirmed to be a high school aged youth who used e-cigarettes every day.
Shahab said the province is proposing changes for the fall that would see vaping products treated the same way as tobacco, including not displaying them in retail stores and restricting sales to minors. Some also reported the use of e-cigarettes containing just nicotine.