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Vape related deaths related to THC more frequently than nicotine


Bad news for fans of THC extracts.

In the last few months, there has been a wider discussion around the damage of vape. Electronic cigarettes and Juulses have been on the rise in recent years, especially among the most demographic young people with the decline in cigarette consumption. However, electronic cigarettes may actually not be the main cause of the recent surge in vape-related deaths.

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Second CNN & # 39;Reporting on CDC results, vape-related lung lesions that have occurred in recent times have often occurred in individuals who used exclusively THC rather than nicotine. Of the 19 deaths studied, 63% reported using only THC, 84% reported the use of one of these products, 37% of these numbers reported using nicotine-containing products while only 16 Only the nicotine-based products used to be made.

Nevertheless, the director of the Center of Tobacco Products at the US Food and Drug Administration, Mitch Zeller, said that the data collected is based on self-reports that may not be as reliable as you think.

"It is the person who says," I only used nicotine-containing products, "said Mitch Zeller before pointing out that these people could come from places where THC is illegal. In addition, the report acknowledges that patients included in this study they may not have known what exactly it was in the substances that they vaped "and that the methods used to collect data on the use of the substances varied from one state to another".

Be careful, all of you.



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