Roswell Park: Substance found in e-cigs linked to lung injuries

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)–Leaders at Rosewell Park say a substance sometimes used in e-cigarettes might lead to lung injuries.

Researchers say Vitamin E Acetate is sometimes used as a cutting agent in THC liquids.

They say the substance can reach the lungs and cause severe damage and even be deadly.

Meanwhile, New York State if offering a new way to help teens quit vaping.

Governor Cuomo announced a new free text message program.

Teens can text “Drop the vape” to 88709 to get help.

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