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Brazos County Health District Director Presents Vaping Update

The director of the Brazos County health district updated the Bryan city council and Brazos County commission last week about vaping.

Santos Navarette reported Santos Navarette says Brazos County has had five patients with vaping related illnesses. Most are white men between the ages of 18 and 24.

There have been no deaths in Brazos County, one death in Texas, and 39 nationally due to vaping.

Navarette told county commissioners Navarette says a discovery reported this month shows vitamin E acetate in e-cigarettes is a a sticky substance that causes chemical burns in the lungs.

Navarette also said the Texas Association of city and county health officials has asked the FDA to take all e-cigarettes off the market.

No direction was given by either the Bryan council or county commissioners regarding local laws.

The College Station city council is expected to discuss the issue early next year.

Click HERE to read and download the presentation from Santos Navarette.

Click below for comments from Santos Navarette to the Brazos County commission on November 12, 2019.

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Posted by on Nov 18 2019. Filed under Featured Stories, Local News for Newsletter, News.
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