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Montanans Urged to Consider Not Using E-cigarettes During Nationwide Investigation into Severe Lung Illnesses

 

September 19, 2019



The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) is urging Montanans to consider not using e-cigarettes, also known as vaping, while an ongoing nationwide investigation is conducted into serious pulmonary illnesses possibly linked to the use of these products.

The number of nationwide cases of severe lung illness related to vaping continues to grow.

As of September 6, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that 33 states have identified 450 potential cases of severe pulmonary illnesses possibly linked to e-cigarette use. Five deaths associated with s...



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