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420 with CNW — Study Shows Lung Injuries Linked to Tainted Vapes Were Low in Legalized Cannabis Markets

In late 2019, the United States was rocked by an outbreak of severe lung illness that took 68 lives and left an estimated3,000 individuals with ill health. Authorities soon found out that the cause of this lung disease breakout was illegal black market cannabis vaping products containing vitamin E acetate, a synthetic form of vitamin E that was used as a thickening agent. Dubbed e-cigarette and vaping-associated lung injury (“EVALI”), the outbreak led to the pull-out of several cannabis products with artificial thickening agents such as vitamin E acetate. In addition, regulators are thinking of banning the use of such additives in cannabis products.

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