This article was originally published by the Iowa Department of Public Health.
Several states have recently reported cases of severe respiratory illness among teenagers and young adults with a history of vaping. Reported symptoms include cough, fatigue, dizziness, headache, vomiting and diarrhea, chest pain, and worsening difficulty breathing, sometimes requiring intensive care. A variety of vaping products associated with the illnesses have been reported across states, but THC has been commonly associated with these illnesses.
Read the article to see the chart of total cases of lung disease reported in Iowa vs. the total number of those cases related to THC. Click here.