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State bans vapor products containing vitamin E acetate


Last updated 11/21/2019 at 1:52pm

On Nov. 18, the Washington State Board of Health expanded its emergency rule on vapor products to include a new section that bans the sale of vapor products containing vitamin E acetate.

The update was recommended by the Department of Health, who based the decision on a new finding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that found a connection between vitamin E acetate and vaping-associated lung injury. The new study was deeply alarming to Washington Secretary of Health John Wiesman.

“While we still need more research to identify a definitive cause, the evidence we have linki...

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