NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Federal health officials are investigating after more cases of breathing illnesses associated with vaping are discovered.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says they are now looking at 215 possible cases across 25 states including New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.READ MORE: Search Continues For Missing Paddle Boarder At Mahwah Pond
The illnesses include difficulty breathing, lung damage, and stomach problems.READ MORE: New York Poised To Lift Most COVID Restrictions As Vaccination Rate Hovers Around 70%
Health officials say many of the reports involve e-cigarettes containing THC – the main ingredient in marijuana.MORE NEWS: Report: Shake Shack Manager Falsely Accused Of Trying To Poison NYPD Officers Files Lawsuit
The CDC warns against buying vaping products off the street.