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Vaper beware: THC cartridge buyers do extra research amid lung illness outbreak

Seasoned vapers like to know exactly what is in the cartridges they buy, especially if they vape THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. With at least 805 cases of probable or confirmed vaping-related lung injuries and 12 deaths under investigation, cartridge users know that doing their research now can be a matter of life… Read More »

Health Canada warns against modifying vape pens amid two deaths, spreading illness in U.S.

Health Canada says people who vape should get medical attention right away if they’re worried their electronic cigarettes are harming them. The federal department says there is no sign in Canada of an affliction reported in as many as 25 American states that seems to be linked to vaping, but it is monitoring the situation.… Read More »

First death reported from vaping-related lung illness, officials say

Two young women vape outside the shop they work at, Cloud99 Vapes, in Manhattan borough, New York. Melissa Fares | Reuters One person has died after being hospitalized with a severe lung illness after using an e-cigarette, the first death doctors have linked to vaping, Illinois officials said Friday. The death comes as federal and… Read More »