39 deaths and more than 2000 lung diseases caused by E-cigarettes have registered with the health authorities in the United States so far. The center for disease control and prevention (CDC) has made according to its own information is probably the cause for this finding. There is “direct evidence” that Vitamin E Oil obtained diseases of the lungs in the case of the E-cigarette consumers have called, said the Deputy Director of the CDC, Anne Schuchat.
Accordingly, the chemical in all 29 diseased patients whose lung fluid was studied had been demonstrated. Schuchat described the findings of the investigation as a breakthrough. There is no other potential toxins had previously been in the patients studied found.
The CDC announced that the final investigations would need to be given before the Vitamin-E-Oil can be confirmed as a definite cause of the lung disease. It is still possible that more than one substance have triggered the diseases.
In Germany, e-Liquids for E may not be cigarettes in General, no vitamins added, in order to give the impression that they are healthy. The had communicated to the competent Federal office for consumer protection and food safety (BVL) already in September, on request. The same is true for the well discussed Vitamin-E-acetate. Also THC-containing Liquids may not be sold in Germany.
E-cigarettes becoming more popular
In the United States, E-cigarettes, especially among young people are becoming more and more popular. A government-commissioned survey this week showed that more than five million students between the ages of 11 and 18 years of age have consumed in the past 30 days of E-cigarettes. In the United States, a minimum age of 18 years, applies to all tobacco products. 18 States and Washington, D.C. have raised the minimum age to 21 years.
Electric cigarettes, in which nicotine-containing liquid is evaporated, have gained in the past years, the world enormously in popularity. The number of users increased, according to data from the world health organization (WHO) of seven million in 2011, to 41 million by the year 2018. The handle to the E-cigarette for many smokers is attractive, because you want to reduce the evaporation, the risk of a cancer disease, the method by the traditional Smoking. Read here in the comments, why E-cigarettes “the lesser of two Evils” are.
Trump wants to raise the minimum age
A day earlier, US President, Donald Trump had announced that the minimum age for the purchase of E-cigarettes from 18 to about 21 years. “We need to take care of us, especially our children,” said the US President. Trump stressed, however, that jobs in the growing E-cigarette industry should be respected.
The US government had announced in September a ban of flavored liquids for E-cigarettes. As it now seems, could have influenced the E-cigarette industry this Position through intensive lobby work.