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Washington state bans vapor products containing vitamin E acetate

 

November 20, 2019



The Washington State Board of Health expanded its emergency rule on vapor products to include a new section banning the sale of vapor products containing vitamin E acetate Nov. 18.

The DOH recommended the update based on new CDC findings connecting vitamin E acetate and vaping associated lung injury.

“We are deeply concerned by a new study finding vitamin E acetate at the primary site of injury in patients’ lungs,” Secretary of Health John Wiesman said. “While we still need more research to identify a definitive cause, the evidence we have linking vitamin E acetate to the outbreak...



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