39 Dead after the use of E-cigarettes: authority is called possible cause

A Vitamin E Oil obtained could be the American health authority CDC, according to a possible cause for the deaths after the use of E-cigarettes in the United States. “It is the first Time that we discovered a potential concern chemical in samples of patients with these lung diseases,” said the authority. In a study of samples of lung fluid of 29 patients suffering from ten Federal States of the Oil, a Vitamin-E-acetate was found in all samples.

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Vitamin E occurs naturally in various foods, such as Oils or nuts. Because of its molecular structure, the substance can be toxic.

But further investigations have to be carried out and it is not excluded that other chemicals contribute to the diseases, it was called by the CDC. Recently, there had been indications that THC products could also play a role. THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) is in Cannabis, and is mainly used for the intoxicating effect of the drug responsible.

39 Dead after use of E-cigarettes

39 people are in the U.S. so far, according to the use of E-cigarettes died, more than 2000 patients. In Germany and also in Europe a similar increase of lung damage is not yet known. The complaints seem to be limited to users in North America. In Germany, the compositions of the active ingredients of E are regulated-cigarettes more strictly than in the United States.

The US government announced that the minimum age for the use of E-cigarettes expected to be from 18 to 21 years of lifting. The will recommend a report that the coming week is to be presented, said US President Donald Trump on Friday in the garden of the White house. “We need to take care of our children, this is the most Important thing.” To will also E-cigarettes with certain flavors, it will give recommendations, he said. E-cigarettes are particularly popular among young people.

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