Concerns over vaping and E-cigarette use are spreading across the state, and state officials have taken notice. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has confirmed one death and nine confirmed cases of a vaping-related illness in Georgia. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working with states to investigate more than 500 cases of vaping-associated illness. And DPH Commissioner Kathleen E. Toomey, M.D., M.P.H. sent out a press release recently urging individuals to follow the CDC recommendation that individuals not use e-cigarettes or other vaping devices while this investigation is ongoing.
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