State Senator Christine Cohen along with representatives Sean Scanlon and Vincent Candelora held an informational forum on vaping.
They will discuss health risks, as well as what state lawmakers, health professionals and school officials are doing to protect teens and families across the state.
In a week’s time, the CDC is reporting a 52 percent increase in the number of people suffering from vaping-related lung disease. There are now 805 confirmed or probable cases. In 46 states, the death tolls gone up to twelve.
Health officials still aren’t sure what exactly is getting people sick in terms of the product, chemicals or specific company.
The forum took place at the Nathanael B. Green Community Center in Guilford.
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