Milwaukee health officials urge residents to stop smoking e-cigarettes

Milwaukee health officials urge residents to stop smoking e-cigarettes

"CDC has been warning about the identified and potential dangers of e-cigarettes and vaping since these devices first appeared". The case suggested that vegetable glycerine in e-cigarettes may be to blame.

Health Canada says it has no evidence of any similar illnesses related to vaping, but it is monitoring the situation carefully.

"I do think that school officials are already taking it very seriously".

"This means that not only are fewer people smoking, but those who continue to smoke are smoking less".

Alderman Michael J. Murphy, the co-chair of the City-County Heroin, Opioid, Cocaine Task Force, weighed in on the importance of why residents should not use vaping products.

All of them reported vaping or "dabbing"-inhaling potent marijuana products-before they were hospitalized, the department said".

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services are investigating six cases of e-cigarette/vaping-associated respiratory illnesses.

Reports of severe lung ailments in teens and young adults across the nation who have also used e-cigarettes have health officials scrambling to determine what's going on.

Bootleg weed cartridges related to some of the cases have been recovered and were found to contain chemicals associated with pesticides and unsafe oils such as Vitamin E. Both of these are potentially life-threatening to inhale when vaporized. People can learn more about e-cigarettes and vaping products-including what they look like, their health risks for youth, and how to talk to kids about them-at tobaccoischanging.com.

Canada's role should be to keep toxic products from the market, he said, as with alcohol.

And the government recently pledged to eradicate the habit completely by 2030, as part of a raft of measures to tackle the causes of preventable ill health.

E-cigarettes have been linked to an increased risk of lung diseases, and potentially certain cancers, including oral cancer. North Carolina filed a lawsuit against eight e-cigarette companies for their alleged aggressive marketing that targeted children and lack of appropriate age verification when selling their products, according to a Tuesday announcement from state Attorney General Josh Stein. The illnesses typically present as a bad respiratory infection, but doesn't get better with normal antibiotic treatment. A pod, which is the system the popular brand JUUL uses to deliver nicotine and flavour, contains the nicotine equivalent of 20 cigarettes. All 21 cases reported in California were apparently attributed to vaping marijuana, with all the THC e-liquids being purchased on the street.

Vaping is a major issue among young Coloradans.

Ottawa Public Health and Ottawa's health board have also advocated for regulation of e-cigarettes, said chief medical officer Dr. Developing lungs of teens and young adults may be particularly vulnerable to these harms.

"Using e-cigarettes may be a prelude which leads to people to smoking [tobacco] cigarettes". In at least some of the cases, the use of a THC oil, such as butane hash oil, has been implicated.

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