20th vaping related death in the US

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV)- Twenty people in the United States have lost their lives from vaping this year.

According to CNN, Pennsylvania is the latest state to report a death from lung disease which could be tied to vaping.

It’s the first possible vaping-related death in the state.

Health officials in Pennsylvania are warning residents to immediately stop vaping any illegally purchased products, and exercise caution with legal e-cigarettes.

It is not known what is making people sick or if it is limited to illegal products.

The Centers for Disease Control is reporting 1,080 probable cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarettes.

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