After criticism, CDC gives clear vaping warning: Avoid THC, e-cigs bought ‘off the street’

The Centers for Disease Control and Protection warned Friday against the purchase of electronic cigarette cartridges containing THC or other cannabis or altered e-cigarette products that are sold “off the street.”

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So far, 215 possible cases of vaping-related lung illness have been reported in 25 states, CDC and the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement, “and additional reports of pulmonary illness are under investigation.” The Washington Post reported Thursday that state and federal investigators have 354 cases currently under review.

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“Anyone who uses e-cigarette products should not buy these products off the street (e.g., e-cigarette products with THC, other cannabinoids) and should not modify e-cigarette products or add any substances to these products that are not intended by the manufacturer,” the government officials said….

….read more at USA Today

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