Colorado Confirms Vaping Related Lung Illness
The Colorado Department of Health and Environment believe they have confirmed the very first case of vaping lung illness in the state. Other possible cases of lung illness have been reported in other states.
So far California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, North Carolina, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin have reported that some type of lung illness due to vaping or electronic cigarette and now Colorado.
Colorado Health officials learned of this first case in the middle of Aug and it was confirmed last week. Colorado Health officials are now a second suspected case of vaping lung illness. Some of the symptoms are shortness of breath, chest pains, and difficulty breathing.
You can find out more information and education about vaping by logging onto the American Lung Associating website. E-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco products among kids according to the American Lung Association.