Milwaukee Board of Health discusses vaping crisis

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee Board of Health met Tuesday, Dec. 10 to talk about the vaping crisis. 

"A lot of these cases are members of the black market that are counterfeit."

In August, Milwaukee was the first city to warn people to stop vaping immediately. The message came just days after the first vaping death was reported in Illinois.

There are more than 2,200 cases of vaping-related injuries nationwide, including 97 confirmed cases in Wisconsin. 48 people have died from vaping so far.

The latest information from the CDC says many cases were linked to vitamin E found in illegal THC cartridges. 

The most common brand reported was "Dank Vapes." Other brands linked to the crisis are "TKO" and "Smart Cart."

The CDC says "Rove" was common in the Midwest.

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