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E-Facts Task Force Holds First Meeting

December 5th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

A newly-formed task force is aiming to tackle the growing issue of vaping-related illnesses in Maryland. WJZ reports that members of the E-Facts Task Force held their first meeting Tuesday at the University of Maryland, College Park, during which they announced the roster and schedule in preparation for a report on public health and safety impacts, as well as possible legislation to reduce the risk of vaping related illnesses. The Maryland Health Department reports that as of November 26, that there have been 53 cases of vaping-related illnesses. Nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 2,290 cases of vaping-related illness and 47 deaths. Franchot discussed those statistics with WCBC News following the session…

 

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