Severe Acute Pulmonary Disease Associated with Cannabis or Cannabidiol Oil Vaping

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is working with local health departments to investigate cases of severe lung disease associated with vaping cannabis and working to analyze vaping products recovered from patients. Nearly all patients reported vaping cannabis products in the weeks prior to hospital admission. Since June 2019, at least 20 cases of severe acute pulmonary disease in previously healthy adults were reported in California. Cases were first identified as a cluster of patients seen in Kings County.  Cases are among residents of multiple counties in Northern and Southern California.

See Full Advisory for more information and recommendations for providers.

Full Joint Health Advisory from Alameda County and the City of Berkeley

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