If you play with this stuff, to play with his life

A 17-Year-old from the Bronx, New York, a 60-year-old woman from the state of Massachusetts, a 40-year-old man from Missouri: Just a few scraps of information, the US health authority CDC out there about the dead, but the total number have to correct you almost every week to the top. 37 people, according to the most recent communication from the CDC in connection with E-cigarettes died, in 1888, more people are suffering. And so the CDC Director, Robert Redfield said recently, is still the “tip of the iceberg”. The Figures were “deeply worrying”.

E-cigarettes do not contain tobacco. In the rule, the nicotine is heated containing liquid (Liquid), the Evaporation can be inhaled. According to the Federal Institute for risk assessment (BfR) are a common E-cigarette according to current Knowledge, less hazardous to health than conventional tobacco products.

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In early summer, but appeared in the United States – and so far only – first reports of Dead and Diseased in connection with electronic cigarette, since then, the Numbers continue to rise – and with them, concern and perplexity to researchers, because an exact cause could not yet be determined.

The CDC is working hard to gather facts about the victims and the cause of the reason, but the work is not easy: On the official US-American market and the black market, there are masses of devices and evaporable products. Official studies on the health impact of the use of E-cigarettes – called “Vaping” or “VAPE” – to date there are only very few. And the question remains: Why do these cases now, where E-cigarettes are already for years on the US market? There were already cases, and they were just not known, or only not the E-cigarettes associated with? Or there is a new chemical in the products for the diseases and deaths – but, if so, what?

Respiratory failure leads to death

Ill experience cough, shortness of breath and chest pain, and often gastro-intestinal problems, fatigue, dizziness, and fever, sometimes also in inflamed lungs. In some patients respiratory failure led to death. From the previous data also shows: A large part of the dead – about two-thirds are white, young men. In addition, the evidence that THC products could play a role condense. THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) is in Cannabis, and is mainly used for the intoxicating effect of the drug responsible. The latest findings suggest, according to the CDC, that THC-containing products that had been sourced from the road or partly on illegal traders would with the most of the cases.

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Representatives of numerous States and cities in the United States now have to think about a ban of E-cigarettes, or have kind of implemented already. Also, the government of U.S. President Donald Trump is dealing with it. Vaping is a “big Problem,” said Trump.

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The controversial US-provider Juul Labs came to the Supervisory authorities and stopped the sale of flavoured E-cigarettes with fruit taste in the United States. Juul was mainly due to the offensive Social Media marketing of its products to younger target groups in the criticism. Vaping is actually as a Quit aid for smokers, thought – developed in the United States particularly among young people, the Trend, also in the case of those who had not previously smoked at all. Other users are often people who require to be Weaned off of tobacco cigarettes.

Sales of E-cigarettes on the decline

In Germany and also in Europe a similar increase of lung damage is not yet known. Nevertheless, the sector is also under pressure, dealers report a significant loss of revenue. For the components of vapor products to significantly more stringent rules apply in the EU than in the US. Health problems of individual young people in Bremerhaven to the Use of self-mixed liquids containing dangerous substances were not according to the authorities the cases in the United States in connection.

Because of the still unclear cause of death and disease in the United States, the US health authority CDC advises, is currently completely from Vaping. New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo put it recently, is still significantly more drastic: “If you play with this stuff, to play with his life.”

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