Vape Illness Reason – level 1
Many people get sick from vape products in the US. Health officials want to know why. They think they find one reason. They think that vitamin E acetate makes people sick.
Vitamin E acetate is a vitamin in many foods and skin products. It is safe to eat or use on your skin. However, it is not safe to vape.
Investigators do tests from 29 patients who are sick from vape products. They find vitamin E acetate in all of the tests. Almost all of the patients say that they use vape products with the drug THC. Some makers of illegal THC vape products put vitamin E acetate in the products.
Difficult words: vape (noun: a type of electronic cigarette; verb: to smoke a type of electronic cigarette), product (a thing that a company makes to sell), vitamin (a thing that comes from nature but people can also make in laboratories), illegal (not allowed).
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