Over the past decade, vaping has become popular with teens and other young people around the world. Once viewed as a lower-risk alternative to smoking cigarettes, the CDC and other public health safety regulators have recently concluded the vaping products have a number of major health concerns of vaping ranging from heart disease, pneumonia, cancer, lung disease, and even seizures.
This infographic from calculators.org tracks the rise of vaping and the recent rash of lung injuries that has swept across the nation and around the world. Black market THC vapes might contain the antifungal myclobutanil which decomposes into hydrochloric acid and cyanide when heated.
As regulators have stepped in companies like Juul have become far more restrictive in what flavors they sell, though many young people are once again hooked on nicotine and more problems associated with vaping are being discussed in the news on a daily basis as the health risks become realized by thousands of vapers.