First Child's Death From Liquid Nicotine Reported as 'Vaping' Gains Popularity

December 12, 2014 10:40 PM

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First Child's Death From Liquid Nicotine Reported as 'Vaping' Gains Popularity

A toddler from upstate New York could be the first child to die from liquid nicotine, the substance used in e-cigarettes, poisoning in the U.S., concerning health officials as e-cigarettes continue to rise in popularity.

Police reported that the 1-year-old child died after ingesting liquid nicotine at a home in Fort Plain, New York, on Tuesday. The child was found unresponsive and rushed to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

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