The lawsuit alleges the company targeted young people through advertising and failed to give warnings about vaping products.
In its health advisory, the state Public Health Department specifically warned against using cannabis products from illegal dispensaries that could be holding tainted oil.
Both individuals have since recovered, but the warning comes after more than 500 cases of the illness have been reported throughout the country, with seven reported deaths from VAPI, officials said.
Officials have identified about 450 possible cases, including as many as five deaths, in 33 states. The count includes newly reported deaths in California, Indiana and Minnesota.
With their two shops flanking LBCC, Vapes of Wrath and Revolver represent hubs for what is a growing vaping community in Long Beach. Along with a handful of other local e-cigarette shops, they would be hurt by the possible passage of a California Senate Bill that would classify electronic cigarettes as a tobacco product.