Vaping crisis in Tennessee

Tennessee health officials say they have received 49 cases of lung injury in people who use electronic cigarettes or other vaping products, reports WKRN. The Department of Health says no single product is linked to the cases.

According to WREG, those numbers and other higher numbers nationwide led a group of health care groups spearheaded by the Tennessee Medical Association to send a letter to Governor Bill Lee and other top legislative leaders to stop the use of vaping products.


The state recommends Tennesseans stop using vaping products as the investigation is ongoing.


According to WKRN, The CDC reported earlier this month that most people who got sick said they vaped products containing THC, the marijuana ingredient that cases a high, but others said they vaped only nicotine.


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