Here’s what’s happened in the last 48 hours.

Reports: Cannabis Business Times

Special Report: Cannabis Researchers, Scientists Confront Vaping-Related Lung Disease Debate

https://www.cannabisbusinesstimes.com/article/vaping-lung-disease-science-vitamin-e-acetate-terpenes-questions/

Vaping-Related Lung Disease Prompts Public Health Questions Across Cannabis Industry

https://www.cannabisbusinesstimes.com/article/vaping-lung-disease-deaths-vitamin-e-acetate-terpenes/

Israel

As vaping-linked mortality spikes in US, Israel issues dire warning

Israel’s Health Ministry on Monday issued a public warning that use of marijuana oil in e-cigarettes “may cause death.” The Ministry is following the investigation closely and is in direct contact with the FDA.  According to the FDA there is still not enough data to be certain of the cause, believed to be Vitamin E acetate.

USA

National

Regulators, Industry React to Vitamin E-Tainted Vape Carts

https://www.leafly.com/news/industry/vapi-vape-pen-lung-disease-regulators

FDA slams vaping company Juul for illegal marketing practices, threatens fines or seizure

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/09/09/fda-says-juul-illegally-promoted-its-e-cigarettes-as-less-harmful-than-cigarettes.html?mc_cid=6ddc8d242b&mc_eid=178dec0b63

No major marijuana sales impact seen from vaping illness outbreak as MJ retailers focus on consumer education

No major marijuana sales impact seen from vaping illness outbreak as MJ retailers focus on consumer education

 

Michigan

Michigan dispensary swaps cannabis vape cartridges for e-cigs

Michigan dispensary swaps cannabis vape cartridges for e-cigs

New York

Three Companies Subpoenaed in Weed Vape Illness Investigation

With hundreds sick across the country, and three deaths confirmed, the New York State Health Department is investigating what in THC vape cartridges are making people sick

Three Companies Subpoenaed in Weed Vape Illness Investigation

New York requiring vaping warnings for medical cannabis stores

New York requiring vaping warnings for medical cannabis stores