Is Vitamin E Oil To Blame For Vaping-Related Illnesses?
Officials are homing in on Vitamin E acetate as they investigate
450 suspected cases of
vaping-related respiratory illnesses — which were
connected to
three deaths. recently. The Washington
Post reports that federal investigators have pinpointed a chemical used in marijuana vaping products that’s been tied to vaping-related illnesses in different areas of the country. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said the chemical — an
oil that comes from Vitamin E — was found in various vape brands that were collected as samples from patients who got sick in various states. They said it was a common denominator found in almost all of the marijuana samples, the
New York State Department of Health noted in a press release. It’s not found in
nicotine e-cigs, like
the Juul, that have been tested.