Twelve people have already died in the United States of America from vaping-related illness, said the US Health Officials on Thursday, informing that 805 cases of lung injuries associated with the use of e-cigarette.
The latest death was alleged by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which informed that the specific substance causing the illnesses has not been identified yet.
However, most patients have outlined a history of using e-cigarette products, which contains THC, the principal psychoactive compound in cannabis.
The eruption of pulmonary disease cases is considered to be linked to contaminating vaping refill cartridges purchased on the black market.
The CDC has reported that the 12 deaths came in 10 States, from Florida to California, while 805 has confirmed and anticipated cases of vaping-linked lung injuries were informed by 46 States and the United States’ Virgin Islands.
The first death was registered in August.
Executives of the Tobacco Industry are looking forward to head off what they consider as knee-jerk bans by disturbed governments targeting a product, which seems like the future of the industry.
In the past three weeks, India and the United States’ State of Massachusetts have limited the sales of e-cigarettes. Two other states – Michigan and New York – have banned flavored e-cigarettes.
The United States President Donald Trump’s Administration also wanted to ban all but tobacco-flavored products from October.