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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    A common denominator for sufferers in the US with a mysterious lung illness

    A common denominator for sufferers in the US with a mysterious lung illness


    Cannabis.

    Health officials are investigating 150 cases of severe lung problems linked to vaping.

    Auckland University professor Chris Bullen says it appears cannabis products are being used in e-cigarettes.

    He says he's not aware of any cases in New Zealand, whereas the cannabis market is wide open in the US

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