“The chemical is an oil derived from vitamin E. Investigators at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found the oil in cannabis products in samples collected from patients who fell ill across the United States.” WaPo: Contaminant found in vaping products linked to deadly lung illnesses, state and federal labs show.

+ ABC: 2nd person in US dies from lung disease linked to vaping.

+ Wired: Vaping May Hamper the Lungs’ Ability to Fend off Infections.

+ Michigan becomes the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes. I’m just going by a feeling (a gut feeling, and a lung feeling) but I really think that — in addition to targeting kids — the flavors will prove to be one of the things that hurts the lungs the most.