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ANNE THOMPSON GOES INSIDE A VAPE LAB SEARCHING FOR ANSWERS INSIDE A VAPE LAB SEARCHING FOR ANSWERS TO WHAT’S CAUSING THE SEARCHING FOR ANSWERS TO WHAT’S CAUSING THE OUTBREAK OF eCIG TO WHAT’S CAUSING THE OUTBREAK OF eCIG ILLNESSES. OUTBREAK OF eCIG ILLNESSES.>>. ILLNESSES.>>.>>Reporter: THIS>>.>>Reporter: THIS NURSING STUDENT>>Reporter: THIS NURSING STUDENT LEARNED THE HARD WAY NURSING STUDENT LEARNED THE HARD WAY VAPING CAN MAKE YOU LEARNED THE HARD WAY VAPING CAN MAKE YOU SICK THE HARD WAY. VAPING CAN MAKE YOU SICK THE HARD WAY.>>I WAS SICKER AND SICK THE HARD WAY.>>I WAS SICKER AND DIDN’T KNOW WHAT IT>>I WAS SICKER AND DIDN’T KNOW WHAT IT WAS. DIDN’T KNOW WHAT IT WAS.>>Reporter: SHE WAS WAS.>>Reporter: SHE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH A LUNG>>Reporter: SHE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH A LUNG INJURY TIED TO VAPING. DIAGNOSED WITH A LUNG INJURY TIED TO VAPING. CANNABIS VAPING INJURY TIED TO VAPING. CANNABIS VAPING PATIENTS WITH A UNIQUE CANNABIS VAPING PATIENTS WITH A UNIQUE FORM OF PNEUMONIA. PATIENTS WITH A UNIQUE FORM OF PNEUMONIA. HE SUSPECTS IT’S FORM OF PNEUMONIA. HE SUSPECTS IT’S CAUSED BY THE OIL USED HE SUSPECTS IT’S CAUSED BY THE OIL USED IN CANNABIS VAPING. CAUSED BY THE OIL USED IN CANNABIS VAPING.>>WHEN THE OIL IS IN CANNABIS VAPING.>>WHEN THE OIL IS HEATED, IT FORMS AN>>WHEN THE OIL IS HEATED, IT FORMS AN AEROSOL ABLE TO TRAVEL HEATED, IT FORMS AN AEROSOL ABLE TO TRAVEL INTO THE LUNG. AEROSOL ABLE TO TRAVEL INTO THE LUNG. FROM THAT VERY HOT INTO THE LUNG. FROM THAT VERY HOT INITIAL TEMPERATURE AS FROM THAT VERY HOT INITIAL TEMPERATURE AS IT COOLS, IT CAN INITIAL TEMPERATURE AS IT COOLS, IT CAN CONDENSE INTO THE IT COOLS, IT CAN CONDENSE INTO THE LARGER DROPLETS AND CONDENSE INTO THE LARGER DROPLETS AND THEN STICK TO THE LARGER DROPLETS AND THEN STICK TO THE WALLS AND THEN COAT THEN STICK TO THE WALLS AND THEN COAT THE WALLS. WALLS AND THEN COAT THE WALLS.>>SO, THE LINING OF THE WALLS.>>SO, THE LINING OF YOUR LUNG COULD BE>>SO, THE LINING OF YOUR LUNG COULD BE COATED WITH FAT YOUR LUNG COULD BE COATED WITH FAT BECAUSE YOU VAPED? COATED WITH FAT BECAUSE YOU VAPED?>>IT COULD BE. BECAUSE YOU VAPED?>>IT COULD BE. THAT’S THE CONCERN.>>IT COULD BE. THAT’S THE CONCERN.>>AND SO BASICALLY THAT’S THE CONCERN.>>AND SO BASICALLY IT’S RENDERED YOUR>>AND SO BASICALLY IT’S RENDERED YOUR LUNGS USELESS. IT’S RENDERED YOUR LUNGS USELESS.>>YOUR LUNGS FAIL. LUNGS USELESS.>>YOUR LUNGS FAIL.>>CROFT IS PART OF A>>YOUR LUNGS FAIL.>>CROFT IS PART OF A TEAM HERE TRYING TO>>CROFT IS PART OF A TEAM HERE TRYING TO UNRAVEL THE MYSTERY OF TEAM HERE TRYING TO UNRAVEL THE MYSTERY OF WHAT’S MAKING HUNDREDS UNRAVEL THE MYSTERY OF WHAT’S MAKING HUNDREDS OF OTHERWISE HEALTHY WHAT’S MAKING HUNDREDS OF OTHERWISE HEALTHY YOUNG PEOPLE SO SICK. OF OTHERWISE HEALTHY YOUNG PEOPLE SO SICK. THEY ARE USING THIS YOUNG PEOPLE SO SICK. THEY ARE USING THIS VAPING MACHINE TO THEY ARE USING THIS VAPING MACHINE TO FIGURE OUT JUST WHAT VAPING MACHINE TO FIGURE OUT JUST WHAT THE OIL AND CANNABIS FIGURE OUT JUST WHAT THE OIL AND CANNABIS PRODUCTS FOR THE OIL AND CANNABIS PRODUCTS FOR eCIGARETTES DOES PRODUCTS FOR eCIGARETTES DOES INSIDE THE BODY. eCIGARETTES DOES INSIDE THE BODY. SO, THAT’S WHAT’S INSIDE THE BODY. SO, THAT’S WHAT’S GOING INTO SOMEONE’S SO, THAT’S WHAT’S GOING INTO SOMEONE’S LUNGS? GOING INTO SOMEONE’S LUNGS?>>YES. LUNGS?>>YES.>>Reporter: NEW YORK>>YES.>>Reporter: NEW YORK STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS>>Reporter: NEW YORK STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE ZEROING IN ON STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE ZEROING IN ON VITAMIN E IN CANNABIS ARE ZEROING IN ON VITAMIN E IN CANNABIS PRODUCTS AS A VITAMIN E IN CANNABIS PRODUCTS AS A POTENTIAL CAUSE WITH PRODUCTS AS A POTENTIAL CAUSE WITH SIMILAR INJURY TO THE POTENTIAL CAUSE WITH SIMILAR INJURY TO THE LUNG, TRYING TO CLEAR SIMILAR INJURY TO THE LUNG, TRYING TO CLEAR THE AIR AROUND THE

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