Health department confirms two more vaping-related deaths in the state

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TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WTHR) —The Indiana State Health Department has confirmed two more vaping-related deaths in Indiana.

This brings the total number of vaping-related deaths in Indiana to three since Sept. 6.

“These deaths are heartbreaking,” said State Health Commissioner Kris Box, M.D., FACOG. “I urge anyone who is using these products to consider stopping, especially if you are vaping THC.”

Indiana is currently investigating 75 cases of severe lung injury linked to vaping, a total that has doubled in the past month. The majority of the cases have occurred among individuals ages 16-29.