Updated as of 11/14/19
With all the stories in the news in regards to vaping it may be very difficult to discern what is factual. This blog will be a collective of resources from the Food & Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment. The purpose of this blog is to collect as many relevant resources from the aforementioned entities as possible to assist consumers in understanding the current state of vaping as it stands today.
-Food & Drug Administration-
Lung Illnesses Associated with Use of Vaping Products - Information for the Public, FDA Actions, and Recommendations. Content current as of:
Statement on federal and state collaboration to investigate respiratory illnesses reported after use of e-cigarette products - Joint statement from Acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless, M.D., and CDC Director Robert R. Redfield, M.D. Updated as of 8/30/19
-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-
Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with E-Cigarette Use, or Vaping - Details and resources from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Updated October 24, 2019 at 1:00 PM EDT
-Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment-
Vaping and lung illness - Information regarding the state of Colorado. Updated weekly on Wednesday.
Colorado Vaping-Associated Illness Outbreak Report - Updated weekly on Wednesday.
Tests show bootleg marijuana vapes tainted with hydrogen cyanide - Published Sept 27th 2019.
Bootleg marijuana vapes produce vapor tainted with formaldehyde, tests show - Published Nov 13th 2019
Testing done by the FDA, CDC and even NBC News as of 9/27/19 has identified substances such as Vitamin E acetate, Hydrogen Cyanide and even Synthetic Cannabinoids which are made artificially in a lab setting.
The big takeaway when it comes to the current news regarding vaping is best said by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration & Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
"Even though cases appear similar, it is not clear if they have a common cause or if they involve different diseases with similar presentations, which is an issue central to our investigation." - FDA
"Regardless of the ongoing investigation: Anyone who uses an e-cigarette or vaping product should not buy these products (e.g., e-cigarette or vaping products with THC or CBD oils) off the street, and should not modify or add any substances to these products that are not intended by the manufacturer." - CDC
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