The deceased man had major medical conditions, but no further details of the case have been released.
The state stated that it was working with public health officials in other countries to collect information on what causes e-cigarettes in this type of disease.
"We are coordinating a response to combat this epidemic so families can avoid such tragic results," Governor Kelly said.
This is the ninth confirmed case of vaping-related illness in Kansas, including two deaths. The cases range in age from 1
Patients used a combination of products and devices. Some report only nicotine vaping, others use THC, a cannabinoid product, others use only CBD and a combination of THC and nicotine.
"Electronic cigarettes are unregulated, which means we don't know what's in them," he says Norman in a statement Monday. "And it is of great concern to me that among all these diseases that are reported, the amount of young people who use them is significant."
People who become ill usually have coughing, shortness of breath, nausea, chest pain and some people vomit, have abdominal pain, and fever.
If you think you are ill and have fallen ill, do not forget to see a doctor immediately.