Second Vaping Related Death Reported In Missouri

State officials are announcing a second vaping-related death in Missouri.

Officials with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced yesterday (Thursday) that a woman in her mid fifties death is associated with the use of e-cigarettes or vaping products, based on discussions with the woman’s doctors.

According to the press release the woman was previously experiencing a long-standing underlying chronic lung condition, and the lung illness is likely associated with a chemical exposure from vaping.

Since late August 35 cases have been confirmed or deemed probable of being associated with vaping products throughout the state of Missouri.