FDA warns against vaping products containing THC

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – The FDA is urging consumers to stop using vaping products containing THC as an outbreak of vaping-related lung injuries continues.

The agency issued the warning in a statement released Friday afternoon.

The FDA is also warning consumers to not buy any vaping product off the street nor should they modify any substance.

According to the CDC, over a thousand cases of lung injuries have been reported in 48 states and the US Virgin Islands.

The majority of the patients have reported using THC-containing products.

So far, at least 21 people have died from vaping-related lung injuries.

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