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Vitamin E acetate may be primary culprit in vaping injury cases


Last updated 11/13/2019 at 6:45pm

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On Nov. 8, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed findings of a new topic cutting agent in the illicit THC vape cart supply chain -- vitamin E acetate.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a new study Nov. 8 on the association between vitamin E acetate and vaping-associated lung injury.

In light of this new information, the Washington State Department of Health is asking all vapor product processors to immediately stop adding vitamin E acetate to any vapor products. The DOH also asks retailers to immediately stop selling vapor products known to contain vitamin E acetate. 

In September, the Snohomish County Health District reported the first case of a vaping-related illness. That person was treated and released from a l...

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