County Health officials warn of chemical found in e-cigs

County Health officials warn of chemical found in e-cigs

WICHITA COUNTY, TX (KAUZ) - Wichita Falls and Wichita County Public Heath officials are warning e-cigarette users to be aware of new studies showing that e-cigs can be harmful.

It's because of one chemical in particular Diacetyl

A Harvard University study found that the chemical is in 75 percent of flavored e-cigs and is known to cause lung damage.

The health districts tobacco prevention and control coalition wants e-cig users to be aware of the possible harmful effects of the chemical.

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