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The agency released a report Tuesday showing that patients with vaping lung injuries tend to get THC products from informal sources — while nicotine products often come from commercial sources, like dispensaries and vape shops.
Officials said adults using nicotine vaping products to replace cigarettes should not go back to smoking, but recommends they consider using FDA-approved ways of quitting instead.
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They also says people should not add Vitamin-E acetate to their e-cigarettes, stating that the thickener has been “strongly linked” to lung injury cases.
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