NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 17: Andy Ramkumar, who works at Gotham Vape in Queens, vapes at the store while watching a hearing on the vaping debate on September 17, 2019 in New York City. Gotham Vape features a lounge area to vape as long as selling hundreds of different vaping products. Vaping, which many Americans have taken up as an alternative to smoking, has come under increased federal scrutiny following a rash of deaths related to vaping cannabis. Lawmakers in New York are currently considering a ban on flavored vaping products which make up a significant part of the vape industry. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
This story comes out of Canada where a 17 year old has symptoms of popcorn lung. There have been numerous cases appearing as of late and this is becoming a major thought for the FDA.
Popcorn lung, or bronchiolitis obliterans, is an inflammatory condition that affects the bronchioles, tiny airways in the lungs. The name is in reference to former microwave-popcorn factory workers who developed bronchiolitis obliterans after breathing in vapor from butter flavoring added to the popcorn.