The outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with the Use of E-Cigarette, or Vaping, Products
Key Facts about the Use of E-Cigarette, Vaping Products
Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that people should not:
- Use e-cigarettes, or vaping, products that contain THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol).
- Buy any type of e-cigarette, or vaping products, particularly those containing THC, off the street.
- Modify or add any substances to an e-cigarette, or vaping, product that are not intended by the manufacturer, including products purchased through retail establishments.
Irrespective of the Ongoing Investigation:
- E-cigarette, or vaping, products should never be used by youths, young adults, or women who are pregnant.
- Adults who do not currently use tobacco products should not start using e-cigarettes, or vaping, products.
- If you are an adult who uses e-cigarettes because you have quit cigarette smoking, do not return to smoking cigarettes; use evidence-based treatments, including healthcare provider counseling and FDA-approved medications.
Safety Reporting Portal
CDC and the FDA encourage the public to submit detailed reports of any unexpected health or product issues related to tobacco or e-cigarette products.