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Deadly vaping-related lung disease claims the lives of four Americans (updated)

By Polycount ยท 78 replies
Sep 6, 2019
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  1. Mugsy

    Mugsy TS Evangelist Posts: 598   +81

    "Here! Repeatedly put this device in your mouth that you never wash and inhale warm moist air deep into your lungs. What could possibly go wrong?" SMH.
     
  2. MaXtor

    MaXtor TS Maniac Posts: 272   +221

    First one down: https://amp.kansascity.com/news/article234931537.html

    I wonder how many more there'll be. I anticipate exponentially more as retail vape bans and even vape flavor bans come through. History has proven prohibition does not work (think alcohol/marijuana), it'll just grow the black market and cause an actual public health crisis. :confused:

    I guess you're not big on taking showers.
     
  3. Mugsy

    Mugsy TS Evangelist Posts: 598   +81

    Not reusing the same bacteria laden water, no.
    (You omitted the first part where I say "repeatedly place the same unwashed device in your mouth".)

    I should add, inhaling unpreserved organic matter into your lungs.
     
  4. MaXtor

    MaXtor TS Maniac Posts: 272   +221

    One of the main components in vaping which allows it to vaporize is propylene glycol. Propylene glycol acts as a preservative and is used in many foods and beverages. It is also a disinfectant which has been pumped through ventilation systems in hospitals and large restaurants since the 1950s to prevent the spreading of airborne illnesses. It's even used to create the fog from fog machines seen at clubs and concerts.

    A vape device which is constantly surrounded by vapor is guaranteed to be much more sanitary than the cell phone you use to read while taking a dump.
     

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