Vape Illness Reason – level 2
In the US, health officials said that vitamin E acetate may be a cause for the sudden increase of illnesses from vape products.
Product makers put vitamin E acetate into many food and skin products, and it seems safe for these uses. However, when you heat it and inhale it, it seems to create problems when you breathe.
The health officials said that investigators tested samples from 29 patients who were sick from vape products. The investigators found vitamin E acetate in 100% of the samples. Almost all of the patients also said that they used their vape products to vape the drug THC. Some makers of bootleg THC vape products add vitamin E acetate to the products.
Difficult words: inhale (to breathe in), sample (some collected information so an investigator can test it) bootleg (illegal).
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