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Federal and state investigators are trying to tame a recent outbreak of lung illnesses that could be linked to vaping. Dr. John Torres reports on the regulation of vaping products vs. cigarettes and the health risks people should be aware of while vaping.
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cindy schultz
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cindy schultz

Oh, this is good. They have ZERO evidence that vaping is causing anything.

Flyinfool750
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Flyinfool750

Anyone who smokes or vape's are ruining their bodies…It's simple…just don't put unnatural things into your body….be smart people or live with the consequences

LlyWoo Gaming
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LlyWoo Gaming

1 like 1 cloud

Jurij Fedorov
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Jurij Fedorov

This is pure guessing. He says that "individual cases" prove that vaping may be as dangerous as smoking, but he completely misunderstands how studies are done. You cannot just look at anecdotes and assume an effect.

Jay Hartbarger
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Jay Hartbarger

Health officials said that 89 percent of the 27 people they interviewed
who became sick reported using e-cigarettes or other vaping devices to
inhale THC

Richard Hotvedt
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Richard Hotvedt
Shawn Cooper
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Shawn Cooper

Asks a kid, did you “hack the device”? Or use it for anything other than actual vaping? Kid gets scared of his parents and claims “no mom, it was just regular fruit loop flavored eliquid.” I don’t do drugs”. I’ll even pass a drug test”. Yeah I bet you will! Seems how you’ve been putting spice and othe who knows what in your device to avoid detection!!!!

Jordan Billie eilish fan
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Jordan Billie eilish fan

It wasn’t the vaping if it was it was vape stuff off the black market

Jordan Billie eilish fan
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Jordan Billie eilish fan

The death was from thc carts probably laced with something

nyhcdude
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nyhcdude

Its come out in NY that it's a vitamin e oil in thc vapes. Why aren't people saying this? This is ridiculous. It's not the e cigarettes.

IamNot StephenKing
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IamNot StephenKing

This fake news story is brought to you by
Altria (NYSE: MO), Reynolds American (NYSE: RAI), and Vector Group (NYSE: VGR). 🙂

william Johanns
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william Johanns
Jesse JTT
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Jesse JTT

They were probably all vaping some strange stuff that they got off the internet if they all got sick at the same time, again the media blows things out of proportion, someone always looks for somebody to blame and around and around we go.

Steve Carter
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Steve Carter

Fake news

Casey Lowery
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Casey Lowery

When people get sick from a type of food that’s poisoned, the news doesn’t say “100’s of people are getting sick from eating.”
The deliberate misinformation is putting people’s lives at risk! Tell the truth! It’s not nicotine juice doing this!

Tracy Heaslip
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Tracy Heaslip

Is there Ashley not vaping what you doing is taking aerosol in and blowing it out

Bill A
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Bill A

News Flash!! "As of last week thousands have died due to alcohol, tobacco and firearms, also drugs, car accidents and plenty of other reasons." Oh wow! xD

Saltcor
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Saltcor

Can somebody tell these people that JUULs/E-cigs arent the same thing as regular vapes? People only use them with really high nicotine and they have their own pods you have to buy that they can put anything into.

Tony Harris
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Tony Harris

Are you telling me that marijuana is safer than vaping.

Folk Aart
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Folk Aart

The lungs are not meant to process anything but clean air. Ingesting THC through the lungs by vaping is dumb dumb dumb!

lee Bob
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lee Bob

I went to the vape shop after watching this lol

david
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david

It's not vape omg its pesticides in dank vapes smarts carts cookie carts

Jesse JTT
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Jesse JTT

So out-of-the-blue all of a sudden people start getting sick from vaping? Sorry it sounds a bit fishy to me if they all got sick around the same time and place…

Remember this is all brand new and has never happened before, speculations somebody to blame.
I'm currently vaping myself and I don't have any problems. I vape about two Alto pods per day.

D K
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D K

BS… Young people have way healthier lungs than older individuals! This is absolute BS! Bought and paid for by big tobacco!

mike khols
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mike khols

This is the news of the generation to throw stones first for views than figure it out later. It’s pretty odd that these issues just started popping up when THC cartridges started getting big. Now the whole issue are the fake and corner sellers that are making this garbage to sell. But kids just end up telling the parents oh I was just vaping. No the question should be what are you vaping.

Michelle Morton
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Michelle Morton

This was thc vapes and it was the product in the vape not the vape itself

Dr. Stanislaus McClure Phd Creation Science
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Dr. Stanislaus McClure Phd Creation Science

I watched my friend try a vape pen for the first time and died within 2min. VAPE KILLS

Elven Ranger
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Elven Ranger

The tobacco companies are currently trying to ban 'vapes' in New York State by spreading "news" stories about people getting sick from them. The stories rarely have any actual facts or leads you can follow.
The more people vape the less use cigarettes which means less money for the tobacco companies.
When the gov't starts banning vape pens in your state remember it's not for your safety, its to make sure massive companies continue to make money.

Evil Vincenzo
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Evil Vincenzo

1:53 some individuals who have hacked their devices with thc.
It's fake juul pods..

Rich Crann
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Rich Crann

Where are all the cigarette companies at shouldn't they be held accountable for murdering million…willfully selling poison to the public knowing it's killing the public…alcohol too….but if they make good money on it they don't care about life just what revenues that life could bring them

Rich Crann
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Rich Crann

Simeone told me the gov owns juul so it would make sense that they aren't telling people it's the juul pods with thx in them as well as vitamin d oil…..vitamin d oil is great for your skin but it is absolutely costic to inhale….

grabitz
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grabitz

Get off the pipe and start vaping on these (.)(.)

Bigsumoan presents - Big Guys Try
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Bigsumoan presents - Big Guys Try

Gotta give props to this video. The correspondent did not push any type of agenda and sway the conversation and the doctor had some good points too. These kids will never admit they got it off the street or they put something in a hacked cartridge so all can say is I'll stick to buying my vaping products at a reputable vape store.

Armen Makart
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Armen Makart

I am really sad to know that this guy is a doctor, I am glad he is not mine. We all know whats they are vaping which is not a nicotine based e-liquid. I have been vaping for 10 years, teen cannot possibly been vaping longer that that….

popweaselcrunch
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popweaselcrunch

Big Tobacco lobbyists must be working hard with all the propaganda against vaping.

Linda
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Linda

I've been smoking for many many years, and since I switch to vaping I feel much better. It's not the stores vape products. IT'S FOR SURE THE BLACK MARKETS.! this ban is just going to get people to go back to cigarettes. Which way Worse for us.

Güzel Adam
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Güzel Adam

anyone else vaping and watching these tobacco lobbyists?

J S
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J S

So full of crap

Dave
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Dave

I will never watch NBC ever again , do your research before you make false claims

cindy schultz
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cindy schultz

I am so sick of the hysteria media driving everything that happens in this country. It is ruining America.

Kalani Puuohau
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Kalani Puuohau

Thc carts are not e cigs nor are they vape juice

Kalani Puuohau
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Kalani Puuohau

Big tobacco losing millions is the problem

Kalani Puuohau
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Kalani Puuohau

Been vaping 4 yrs cigarettes free 4 yrs

James Smith
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James Smith

Trust thick as sh*t yanks to screw something up that is helping millions of people. STOP VAPING WITH DODGY CHEAP COILS MADE IN MEXICO OR MODIFYING YOUR E-LIQUID, OBVIOUSLY, THAT MIGHT NOT BE GOOD FOR YOU…..YOU IDIOTS. STOP BLAMING VAPING!!!!

oldtimeporch
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oldtimeporch

I think the companies know what they're doing, both in terms of making tobacco cigs and ecigs that won't make you drop dead in a few weeks. Why else would the FDA get their hands on the industries? Myself I really really like Juul and would be disappointed if their flavors were banned – the regular tobacco flavor is horrible and nothing like a real cigarette's taste. It's a great alternative and I could see myself switching entirely to Juul if the end of normal cigarettes ever actually happened in my lifetime. I do wish I'd never started but yet… Read more »

YTFanentretainer
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YTFanentretainer

What you don’t talk about the hundreds of deaths they happened last weekend due alcohol and tobacco? And seems you are weighting more on this. Fake, sensationalist news! They the full story, not manipulating! I’ve been vaping for almost 8 years with no problems! Anti tobacco groups are loosing revenue for the decline of tobacco sales, so they had to make this up or use it to manipulate people and drive is back to smoking. They more you spread this news, the more I love my vape.. People inform for reliable sources ( not media) to be victims of manipulation… Read more »

Nick Nolan
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Nick Nolan

More Lies how can you blame vaping as a whole for people that make them illegally on the streets. You should be discredited for false info. How much money did big tobacco pay you and the other suckers off? Why dont you go after them instead? They cause 500k deaths a year.

dark light
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dark light

You know what didn't get them sick .. smoking

juggernautxtr
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juggernautxtr

why not tell the truth? carrying on a lie that will destroy not only you, but thousands of others. just to tell a story that you twisted to make money. just another nail in the coffin for news reporters, tell the lie to a low IQ/misinformed public to beleive. how many of you democrats/republicans want to beleive the stories your being told now?