First vaper reported dead after mysterious lung disease

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  1. Johnny2Puffs

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    Watching the news this morning in the UK I was disappointed to hear that the NHS has issued a warning that all vapers should immediately cease vaping after FOUR VAPING RELATED DEATHS. No explanation given.
     
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    Now this is one young lady that's brave enough to tell the truth. Just wish journalists could be as responsible and honest
     
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    To this girl...

    I don't know who you are but i thank you for being honest and brave enough to set the record strait. I hope you have a quick recovery.
     
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    @Amir - I saw that same photo on Twitter earlier today - but the message on her little poster was very different - I can't recall the exact wording but it said something along the lines of "Going to start and anti-vaping campaign"

    I wonder if the photoshoppers have gone to town with that photo
     
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    I agree. Can’t trust many of these posts now... on either side of the fence.

    There is also the one circulating of the young lad in ICU, but “icu nurses” claim the drips, blood pressure cuff, feeding tubes etc are incorrectly placed. Who knows...
     
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    Seems no one is being honest and open here.
     
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    This is totally a horse of a different colour , it's related to unregulated dope and not the general concept of vaping and items/juice from a legit outlet.
    This dead guys were smoking weed [ and all the other crap in there] and not Paulie's coffee cake . Ignorance is bliss but actually ignorance is no excuse for being stupid , how many articles must be written with misinformation
    and no research ,before they will realize vaping is not the enemy here but stupidity .:mad:
    rant over
     
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    It is photoshopped, I can see it as clear as day and light. Plus asking for more instagram followers is just not on either.
     
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    Forwarded as received. Might have been a bit inappropriate for the Giggles thread though.


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    Carte Blanche needs to go to the USA :-D
     
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    Oh no.... and the UK is pro-vaping, so how will other countries who are anti-vaping react?
     
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    I wouldn't advocate contacting reporters directly. The article allows public comments, that is the place to have our say. It was an innocuous article that merely repeats what the US media are saying about the issue, I don't see any malice in it. Message-bombing the journo on FB will lower his estimation of the vaping community, not raise it.
     
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    It's only in the USA where these instances of lung disease and death therefrom are occurring. Just saying ...
     
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    They think they've found the source: Wisconsin man accused in illegal vaping cartridge scheme.

    Two words, my dude: vegetable glycerin.

    This story doesn't make a whole lot of sense to me. They say he's been making cartridges since Jan 2018, yet people are only becoming ill now? He must have changed something in his latest batch. Maybe he only started using vitamin E acetate now?

    Also important:

    So this may not be the culprit.
     
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    Anyone see the article n Netwerk24?
     
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    Don't know if this has been mentioned.

    Black market cannabis, especially concentrates have ALWAYS had a hit or miss reputation.

    - poor solvents (iso, methanol, butane ect.)
    - poor purging practices
    - pesticides ( from neem to blue death)
    - mold (easy to conceal its presence in concentrates)

    Sin tax on weed is fuelling the black market in legal states

    I wouldn't be surprised if the deaths are all related to mold/pesticides/dodgy solvents