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Response to SunSeeker (Original post)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 02:35 AM

1. Very unlike the healthful smoke that smoldering tobacco emanates lol ...

'Heavy Metals'?

Yeah, I'm sure the Juul people are choosing to flavor their products with like lead and mercury-based flavorings, just for fun.

From the article
It's unclear exactly what the patients many of whom are young adults had been inhaling or what type of devices they were using. Nor do doctors know where they had purchased the devices or e-liquids.

Some patients said they'd used e-cigarette devices to inhale both nicotine and THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana.

"We know there are certain characteristics in common with these cases, but we have not been able to get to the bottom of exactly what aspect of the vaping habit or product or solvent or oil is causing the injury," said Dr. Emily Chapman, chief medical officer for Children's Minnesota, a pediatric health system headquartered in Minneapolis.


In other words, we don't know squat ... but let's get a Pediatric doctor on the record ... cause that's extra scary-sounding, since it's like a BABY doctor!

I also like this one:

"Teen lungs are not fully developed, which could potentially make them more vulnerable to the chemicals found in e-cigarettes. "


In other words we have no idea whether 'not fully developed' is potentially a disadvantage ... or potentially an advantage ... in terms of harm caused, but ... let's scare people anyway with our verbiage! After all it just 'makes sense' ... 'not fully developed' ... must be more vulnerable! OTOH, could be the exact opposite.

Oh, and don't miss this part:
His brother, Patrick DeGrave, said that Nelson bought his vape cartridge off the street, not from a reputable shop.


In other words, in the premier case in the article ... dude bought his shit from a drug dealer on the street.

Lastly, the 'acetal' problem was discovered at least 5 years ago, nowadays NOBODY uses flavorings that produce acetals. That was a legit scare, but caught/nipped in the bud and any remotely reputable e-juice provider has 0 juices in their line that can produce acetals.

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