Utah urges residents to stop vaping THC as reported cases of lung illnesses spike

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Health authorities in Utah are investigating 10 more cases of vaping-related lung illness that surfaced over the past week, and the total number of documented cases shot from 47 to 71.

The trend led officials with the Utah Department of Health on Monday to urge state residents to stop vaping from THC cartridges believed to be related to the incidents of respiratory problems.

“Vaping THC cartridges or ‘carts’ is likely the driver of this outbreak of severe lung injury,” the department warned in a short news release. Officials recommend Utahns “do not vape THC cartridges until we learn more.”

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