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E-Cig Explosion Injuries

Important information to know about the e-cigarette (e-cig, ecigarette) and vaping (vape) industry, including e-cig explosions, lithium-ion batteries, risks and safety tips. If you or someone you know has been injured by an e-cigarette, contact Eglet Pri
Pinterest
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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[UK, Florida] How likely is your e-cigarette to explode?

In the UK, e-cigarettes have caused burns and fires, yet these cases are rare. Experts say the man who died was using a particular kind of vape pen, known as a mechanical mod, which is not that common in the UK.
BBC Online
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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E-cigarette batteries exploding in user's pockets

Experts say it can happen to almost anyone. In fact, according to the U.S. Fire Administration, many e-cigarette explosion happen while in the user’s pocket and there’s often no warning at all. Experts say to keep the batteries in their own packaging an
KGNS-TV (Laredo, TX)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:37
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CDC Tobacco Free

Learn about the harmful effects of smoking, smokeless tobacco, and secondhand smoke.
Twitter
added Jun 20, 2018 14:31
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-tobacco group warns proliferation of unregistered vaping products

An anti-tobacco use group warned on the proliferation of unregistered vaping products that has threatened the gains of President Duterte’s smoke-free policy citing the gadgets contain toxic chemicals like formaldehyde used to embalm dead bodies based on
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:29
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[Oklahoma] Cue up a smoke-free pool hall in Edmond

For a man who has never smoked and found his love for the game on a church pool table, most pool halls fell short of his standard for play. He showered after playing in tournaments so his wife wouldn't be bothered by the smell of secondhand smoke and he
NewsOK
added Jun 20, 2018 14:28
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[UK] Vaping helps smokers quit - even if they don't want to, study finds

Some 17 per cent of e-cigarette users once enjoyed smoking and had no intention of quitting, a study found today. Lead author Dr Caitlin Notley, from the University of East Anglia, said: 'They hadn't intended to quit smoking and had tried vaping on a wh
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:26
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Study pushes back earliest date of tobacco usage in North America

A pipe from that was discovered at a tribal site in present-day Alabama indicates tobacco was used by the first Americans much earlier than thought. The pipe, carved from limestone, tested positive for nicotine, The Cherokee One Feather reported. It date
Indianz.com
added Jun 20, 2018 14:25
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The unique contribution of e-cigarettes for tobacco harm reduction in supporting smoking relapse prevention

Some vapers reported that they found vaping pleasurable and enjoyable – being more than a substitute but actually preferred, over time, to tobacco smoking. This clearly suggests that vaping is a viable long-term substitute for smoking, with substantial im
Harm Reduction Journal
added Jun 20, 2018 14:24
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[UK] Campaign to tackle illicit tobacco reports hundreds of tip offs

Hundreds of people have come forward with tip offs about illegal tobacco following the launch of a local initiative. Since the Keep it Out campaign was launched in the North East in November, local authority trading standards teams have received more th
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:21
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