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Vape At Your Own Risk: Illness Linked To E-Cigarettes | NBC News Now

January 27, 2020


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  • Reply LaLa Johnson August 28, 2019 at 3:05 am

    Sure not propaganda from the tobacco company? Can you throw a history of how many die from smoking compared to vaping? I need more. I trust no one, everyone is out of a buck. I never have done either but know many that do.

  • Reply LaLa Johnson August 28, 2019 at 3:05 am

    OK, your so eager…interrupt him and get in there. Don't let him do all the talking, looks fake. This is almost coming across as fake and as if, well I am sure the questions all rehearsed. Interviewee needs to interject a bit more and be objective and not be so obvious listening to ear piece or something.

  • Reply David Ellis August 28, 2019 at 3:10 am

    If you must get nicotine , best to have regular 🚬. At least you know it takes years to damage your body irreparably.

  • Reply Christopher Lincoln August 28, 2019 at 3:22 am

    What is the hype about vaping? It's no different when people first started smoking cigarettes. Neither one is good pick and choose you're poison all this is is propaganda. Kids should not have access to this anyway vaping a box of pods a day or lacing it with something else is the parents fault not the faults of everyone else.

  • Reply Sloppy Joe Xanadu August 28, 2019 at 3:41 am

    It is the propylene glycol, coconut oil, vegetable glycerin or other cutting agents. THC and Nicotine are not the issue. You have to use these cutting agents to get the THC or Nicotine into a manageable form.

    THC alone is not the issue. Cannabis growers could be using pesticides or fungicides that would end up concentrated in the concentrate—“hash oil/bho/distillate.” That needs looking at. BS “hacking” line.

  • Reply Matthew Jay Evans August 28, 2019 at 3:51 am

    NBC = No.Body.Cares.

  • Reply holdmybeer August 28, 2019 at 3:54 am

    e cig is a very wide analogy. these people could be putting all kinds of drugs in there.

  • Reply Junkyard Vette August 28, 2019 at 3:56 am

    I have been vaping for 4 years.I smoked for 25 years I feel better now that I dont smoke.

  • Reply macky0 August 28, 2019 at 4:10 am

    hahaha vape pods with fentanyl and dangerous chemicals you ever heard of vegetable glycerin

  • Reply Archangel Lunas August 28, 2019 at 5:00 am

    I was a 2 pack a day smoker for 20+ years. Trying to quit, I am allergic to the glue on the nicotine patches. The nicotine gum gave me severe Acid Reflux. And the Chantex pills were a total frigging Nightmare. That crap should be outlawed. Then I found Vapor Smoking. The vaping oil comes in different nicotine strengths. I did one level for a month, then lowered the level for the second month. Lower and lower until I was vaping at 0% nicotine and 0% flavor. And then I was Finally able to quit all together. Now I feel great. No shortness of breath. Vaping down the nicotine was the only way I could quit, I was so addicted to smoking. Now I am FREE From It. Thank God.

  • Reply Max Rotten August 28, 2019 at 5:21 am

    In 1962, two years before U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry released his famous report on the health hazards of smoking, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) covered the same subject in a report that went further than Terry’s, linking cigarettes to cardiovascular disease as well as lung cancer and chronic bronchitis. They now claim vaping is 95% less harmful and I honestly believe that. Big tobacco is big money and america loves its money. Know your enemy people!

  • Reply Jonathan August 28, 2019 at 5:41 am

    EDUCATE YOURSELVES – "News media around the world have picked up on the story of “vaping-linked” hospitalizations. Most have omitted the fact that black market marijuana e-liquid has been identified as the culprit in some of these cases, while not a single case has been linked to nicotine-only e-cigarettes. Interestingly, most of those falling ill are in states where marijuana for recreational use is only available through the black market." Source: https://cei.org/blog/lung-disease-outbreak-caused-black-market-not-vaping

  • Reply John Whittmore August 28, 2019 at 7:50 am

    Smoke pot.Its healthy makes you hungry specially if you're watching tv.With food commercials.

  • Reply Casey Hannigan August 28, 2019 at 8:43 am

    193 lung illnesses? How about let's worry about chemicals in fast food making people fat and causing diabetes, the FDA is just mad they cant get there money greedy paws on the industry so now its gonna make up fake lung cases just to be able to get control over the industry!

  • Reply G Man August 28, 2019 at 9:21 am

    TinTin!!

  • Reply Nicolas August 28, 2019 at 10:27 am

    thanks 😣

  • Reply GiarkReleos August 28, 2019 at 10:30 am

    its the vegetable oil that is used as a binding agent. It binds to everything, extremely worst than cigarettes !!!

  • Reply Tara Aliyeva August 28, 2019 at 11:02 am

    Tabacco kills LOTS more , a few DEATHS by Vaping is ACCEPTABLE.

  • Reply The King's Servant August 28, 2019 at 1:50 pm

    I just wonder if this "vaping kills" is coming from big tabbaco who are losing millions🤔

  • Reply Jamie Faiz Fahmy August 28, 2019 at 3:06 pm

    Moisture people. We can't have it in our lungs. Use at extreme , like teens. Then bam. We can't absorb in our lungs.

  • Reply Pisces Power August 28, 2019 at 5:16 pm

    Its weed vapes..black market
    Propaganda✌

  • Reply Kim J. August 28, 2019 at 5:19 pm

    This Dr groups ‘thc’ with ‘fentanyl’ smh “ ….these dangerous drugs”

  • Reply Prince Otter Channel2 August 28, 2019 at 7:08 pm

    THC cartridges from shady websites do not represent vaping please stop this

  • Reply Ron W August 28, 2019 at 8:11 pm

    here comes the demonization with no facts just we dont know. How about you find out exactly and then come on prime time and tell us.

  • Reply cindy schultz August 28, 2019 at 9:18 pm

    Oh, this is good. They have ZERO evidence that vaping is causing anything.

  • Reply Steve Carter August 28, 2019 at 10:31 pm

    Fake news

  • Reply Casey Lowery August 29, 2019 at 12:38 am

    When people get sick from a type of food that’s poisoned, the news doesn’t say “100’s of people are getting sick from eating.”
    The deliberate misinformation is putting people’s lives at risk! Tell the truth! It’s not nicotine juice doing this!

  • Reply Tracy Heaslip August 29, 2019 at 3:45 am

    Is there Ashley not vaping what you doing is taking aerosol in and blowing it out

  • Reply Bill A August 29, 2019 at 4:33 am

    News Flash!! "As of last week thousands have died due to alcohol, tobacco and firearms, also drugs, car accidents and plenty of other reasons." Oh wow! xD

  • Reply Saltcor August 29, 2019 at 4:57 pm

    Can somebody tell these people that JUULs/E-cigs arent the same thing as regular vapes? People only use them with really high nicotine and they have their own pods you have to buy that they can put anything into.

  • Reply Tony Harris August 29, 2019 at 5:03 pm

    Are you telling me that marijuana is safer than vaping.

  • Reply Folk Aart August 29, 2019 at 8:27 pm

    The lungs are not meant to process anything but clean air. Ingesting THC through the lungs by vaping is dumb dumb dumb!

  • Reply lee Bob August 29, 2019 at 11:54 pm

    I went to the vape shop after watching this lol

  • Reply david August 30, 2019 at 2:48 am

    It's not vape omg its pesticides in dank vapes smarts carts cookie carts

  • Reply Jesse JTT August 30, 2019 at 6:46 am

    So out-of-the-blue all of a sudden people start getting sick from vaping? Sorry it sounds a bit fishy to me if they all got sick around the same time and place…

    Remember this is all brand new and has never happened before, speculations somebody to blame.
    I'm currently vaping myself and I don't have any problems. I vape about two Alto pods per day.

  • Reply Jesse JTT August 30, 2019 at 6:48 am

    They were probably all vaping some strange stuff that they got off the internet if they all got sick at the same time, again the media blows things out of proportion, someone always looks for somebody to blame and around and around we go.

  • Reply william Johanns August 30, 2019 at 7:44 am

    https://youtu.be/d1pKGoPgL-w

  • Reply Flyinfool750 August 30, 2019 at 3:21 pm

    Anyone who smokes or vape's are ruining their bodies…It's simple…just don't put unnatural things into your body….be smart people or live with the consequences

  • Reply LlyWoo Gaming August 31, 2019 at 6:51 am

    1 like 1 cloud

  • Reply Jurij Fedorov August 31, 2019 at 8:45 am

    This is pure guessing. He says that "individual cases" prove that vaping may be as dangerous as smoking, but he completely misunderstands how studies are done. You cannot just look at anecdotes and assume an effect.

  • Reply Jay Hartbarger September 4, 2019 at 2:50 am

    Health officials said that 89 percent of the 27 people they interviewed
    who became sick reported using e-cigarettes or other vaping devices to
    inhale THC

  • Reply Richard Hotvedt September 5, 2019 at 7:50 am

    https://youtu.be/PWSMeK28x3E

  • Reply Shawn Cooper September 5, 2019 at 10:39 pm

    Asks a kid, did you “hack the device”? Or use it for anything other than actual vaping? Kid gets scared of his parents and claims “no mom, it was just regular fruit loop flavored eliquid.” I don’t do drugs”. I’ll even pass a drug test”. Yeah I bet you will! Seems how you’ve been putting spice and othe who knows what in your device to avoid detection!!!!

  • Reply Jordan Billie eilish fan September 5, 2019 at 10:42 pm

    It wasn’t the vaping if it was it was vape stuff off the black market

  • Reply Jordan Billie eilish fan September 5, 2019 at 10:45 pm

    The death was from thc carts probably laced with something

  • Reply nyhcdude September 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm

    Its come out in NY that it's a vitamin e oil in thc vapes. Why aren't people saying this? This is ridiculous. It's not the e cigarettes.

  • Reply IamNot StephenKing September 7, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    This fake news story is brought to you by
    Altria (NYSE: MO), Reynolds American (NYSE: RAI), and Vector Group (NYSE: VGR). 🙂

  • Reply D K September 8, 2019 at 12:42 pm

    BS… Young people have way healthier lungs than older individuals! This is absolute BS! Bought and paid for by big tobacco!

  • Reply mike khols September 9, 2019 at 4:11 am

    This is the news of the generation to throw stones first for views than figure it out later. It’s pretty odd that these issues just started popping up when THC cartridges started getting big. Now the whole issue are the fake and corner sellers that are making this garbage to sell. But kids just end up telling the parents oh I was just vaping. No the question should be what are you vaping.

  • Reply Michelle Morton September 11, 2019 at 11:39 pm

    This was thc vapes and it was the product in the vape not the vape itself

  • Reply Dave Aronson September 12, 2019 at 2:20 am

    I will never watch NBC ever again , do your research before you make false claims

  • Reply cindy schultz September 12, 2019 at 8:40 pm

    I am so sick of the hysteria media driving everything that happens in this country. It is ruining America.

  • Reply Kalani Puuohau September 13, 2019 at 2:34 am

    Thc carts are not e cigs nor are they vape juice

  • Reply Kalani Puuohau September 13, 2019 at 2:34 am

    Big tobacco losing millions is the problem

  • Reply Kalani Puuohau September 13, 2019 at 2:35 am

    Been vaping 4 yrs cigarettes free 4 yrs

  • Reply James Smith September 15, 2019 at 4:24 am

    Trust thick as sh*t yanks to screw something up that is helping millions of people. STOP VAPING WITH DODGY CHEAP COILS MADE IN MEXICO OR MODIFYING YOUR E-LIQUID, OBVIOUSLY, THAT MIGHT NOT BE GOOD FOR YOU…..YOU IDIOTS. STOP BLAMING VAPING!!!!

  • Reply YTFanentretainer September 17, 2019 at 11:50 am

    What you don’t talk about the hundreds of deaths they happened last weekend due alcohol and tobacco? And seems you are weighting more on this. Fake, sensationalist news! They the full story, not manipulating! I’ve been vaping for almost 8 years with no problems! Anti tobacco groups are loosing revenue for the decline of tobacco sales, so they had to make this up or use it to manipulate people and drive is back to smoking. They more you spread this news, the more I love my vape.. People inform for reliable sources ( not media) to be victims of manipulation and. Why this is only happening in the USA?

  • Reply Nick Nolan September 18, 2019 at 9:54 pm

    More Lies how can you blame vaping as a whole for people that make them illegally on the streets. You should be discredited for false info. How much money did big tobacco pay you and the other suckers off? Why dont you go after them instead? They cause 500k deaths a year.

  • Reply dark light September 18, 2019 at 9:59 pm

    You know what didn't get them sick .. smoking

  • Reply J S September 19, 2019 at 3:08 am

    So full of crap

  • Reply Güzel Adam September 19, 2019 at 10:13 pm

    anyone else vaping and watching these tobacco lobbyists?

  • Reply Dallis McClintok September 20, 2019 at 11:02 am

    I watched my friend try a vape pen for the first time and died within 2min. VAPE KILLS

  • Reply Elven Ranger September 22, 2019 at 8:32 am

    The tobacco companies are currently trying to ban 'vapes' in New York State by spreading "news" stories about people getting sick from them. The stories rarely have any actual facts or leads you can follow.
    The more people vape the less use cigarettes which means less money for the tobacco companies.
    When the gov't starts banning vape pens in your state remember it's not for your safety, its to make sure massive companies continue to make money.

  • Reply Evil Vincenzo September 24, 2019 at 8:38 am

    1:53 some individuals who have hacked their devices with thc.
    It's fake juul pods..

  • Reply Rich Crann September 25, 2019 at 5:45 pm

    Where are all the cigarette companies at shouldn't they be held accountable for murdering million…willfully selling poison to the public knowing it's killing the public…alcohol too….but if they make good money on it they don't care about life just what revenues that life could bring them

  • Reply Rich Crann September 25, 2019 at 5:54 pm

    Simeone told me the gov owns juul so it would make sense that they aren't telling people it's the juul pods with thx in them as well as vitamin d oil…..vitamin d oil is great for your skin but it is absolutely costic to inhale….

  • Reply grabitz September 27, 2019 at 3:58 pm

    Get off the pipe and start vaping on these (.)(.)

  • Reply Bigsumoan presents - Big Guys Try September 29, 2019 at 11:50 pm

    Gotta give props to this video. The correspondent did not push any type of agenda and sway the conversation and the doctor had some good points too. These kids will never admit they got it off the street or they put something in a hacked cartridge so all can say is I'll stick to buying my vaping products at a reputable vape store.

  • Reply Armen Makart September 30, 2019 at 7:22 am

    I am really sad to know that this guy is a doctor, I am glad he is not mine. We all know whats they are vaping which is not a nicotine based e-liquid. I have been vaping for 10 years, teen cannot possibly been vaping longer that that….

  • Reply popweaselcrunch October 2, 2019 at 10:17 pm

    Big Tobacco lobbyists must be working hard with all the propaganda against vaping.

  • Reply Linda October 4, 2019 at 6:47 pm

    I've been smoking for many many years, and since I switch to vaping I feel much better. It's not the stores vape products. IT'S FOR SURE THE BLACK MARKETS.! this ban is just going to get people to go back to cigarettes. Which way Worse for us.

  • Reply juggernautxtr October 10, 2019 at 4:17 am

    why not tell the truth? carrying on a lie that will destroy not only you, but thousands of others. just to tell a story that you twisted to make money. just another nail in the coffin for news reporters, tell the lie to a low IQ/misinformed public to beleive. how many of you democrats/republicans want to beleive the stories your being told now?

  • Reply Firstname Lastname November 13, 2019 at 9:26 pm

    The man is a BS merchant and the news reporter girl has a ridiculous ice cream whippy hair style.

  • Reply Chiaroscuro January 24, 2020 at 4:52 pm

    How come there wasn't a single case over here in Europe?

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