Alaska teen hospitalized with vaping-related lung infection

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Alaska teen hospitalized with vaping-related lung infection - meaning there are now e-cigarette illnesses in all 50 states The teen, who is in recovery, had been regularly vaping nicotine and marijuana Until now, Alaska was the only state with no reported vaping illnesses Alaska officials said they are investigating a further nine cases  It comes as Minnesota sues Juul over the state's vaping-related illnesses 

By Mia De Graaf Health Editor For Dailymail.com

Published: 21:28 GMT, 4 December 2019 | Updated: 22:50 GMT, 4 December 2019

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An Alaska teenager has been hospitalized with a vaping-related lung infection, meaning there are now e-cigarette illnesses in all 50 states. 

The Alaska Department of Health And Social Services announced on Tuesday that the patient, from Southeast Alaska, is in a stable condition in hospital.

The teen had been regularly vaping nicotine and THC, the psychoactive compound in marijuana that triggers a high, which they say they bought from a different state.

Alaska officials said they are investigating a further nine cases, but this was the first confirmed as

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