ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say they’ve seized 75,000 vaping cartridges in Anoka County.
The Department of Public Safety says the cartridges are believed to have come from out of state for distribution in Minnesota.READ MORE: Richfield Police Seek Help After Thief Steals Car With Owner's Dog Inside
Lung illnesses tied to vaping have become a major health concern in recent months, with hundreds of people stricken nationwide and at least nine deaths. The cause is unknown, but investigators are examining black market vaping products.READ MORE: Warsame Abdihoosh Charged In Fatal Shooting At Busy East St. Paul Shopping Area
Many victims reported vaping liquids containing THC, the component of marijuana that gives a high.MORE NEWS: State Of Minnesota Offer Pfizer Booster Shots, Alongside Places Like Hy-Vee, Thrifty White
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