Gov. Mike DeWine, in the health department's statement, said marketing toward youth is wrong.
"We are beginning to hear from clinicians about what they are seeing in their practice as a result of the health alert", Bharel said in a statement. People should avoid vaping illicit THC products, as the available evidence from other states shows numerous injury cases had exposure to such products.
DPH says there are no confirmed cases in the First State at this time, but it is now investigating three possible cases among DE residents.
It added that the rapid and worrisome increase has prompted a Congressional hearing on the matter, scheduled for later this month.More news: New Pixel 4 leak shows off Face Unlock, 90Hz display
"It is not unusual for patients to be put into intensive care units, and on ventilators". "It's time to stop vaping".
As of Friday last week, there have been more than 450 possible cases of lung illness associated with using e-cigarettes reported to the US Centre for Disease Control, which also recommended people consider not using e-cigarettes while they investigate.
The American Medical Association has urged the public to avoid the use of e-cigarette products until health officials understand why the incidence of lung illness associated with e-cigarettes has spiked. Although all cases have a a history of using e-cigarette products, the exact cause of these illnesses are still unknown.
There have been six cases of vaping-related lung illness in Kansas, per the release.
He criticized the AMA for "fearmongering about nicotine vaping products" while not mentioning 'the very real risks of vaping illicit THC products'. All the patients were hospitalized but none have died. It's part of a national outbreak associated with the use of e-cigarettes.More news: Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Edition Has a Release Date for Europe
Patients have had symptoms that include cough, shortness of breath and/or chest pain that has grown worse over a period of days or weeks before admission to the hospital.
Substances inside e-cigarettes can included nicotine, THC and synthetic cannabinoids.
It says no particular substance or product has been linked to all circumstances, although many circumstances contain individuals who reported vaping THC, marijuana's high-inducing chemical.
Public health officials say Idaho has two confirmed cases of serious respiratory disease among people who vape.
'We must not stand by while e-cigarettes continue to go unregulated.More news: Zimbabwe gov't releases burial program for Mugabe
CDC authorities said some labs have recognized vitamin E acetate in product sample, so are researching it as a possible cause of disease.