● Lung illness tied to vaping has killed 5 people as new case reports surge
● Vaping health risks 2019: A new lung disease has been linked to e-cigarettes
Sudden, serious lung illness suffered by users of vaping devices has been tied to products that contain THC, the main active ingredient in marijuana, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Health authorities have identified 450 cases of lung disease in people who used vaping products. Three individuals have died.