A new study shows vaping, promoted as a safer alternative to smoking, increases the chances of developing chronic lung disease by 30%.
NEW: It's pretty clear that vitamin E acetate caused the vaping-related lung illnesses and deaths. But new concern that dozens of people are being rehospitalized after discharge, and 7 patients have died shortly after hospital release. My story. https://t.co/ZqCui6ZBPN
— LenaSun (@bylenasun) December 20, 2019
Congress has voted to raise the minimum age for e-cigarettes and tobacco to 21 across the U.S., amid a surge in youth vaping (1 in 4 high schoolers say they regularly vape.)
It goes into effect 2020. pic.twitter.com/LvKeZaGPwE
— AJ+ (@ajplus) December 19, 2019