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[Ohio] Keep kids safe from e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes are a multi-billion-dollar industry. While the jury is still out on whether e-cigarettes are a safer alternative to regular cigarettes, we do know child poisonings have risen dramatically, 1,500 percent from 2012-2015. That's why the federal
WKEF ABC22 / FOX45 (Miamisburg, OH)
added May 27, 2016 19:23
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Your Cigarette Habit Could Be Poisoning Indonesia's Child Laborers

“Children aren’t strong enough. I don’t want them to experience this.” Yet all over Indonesia, they are. Children as young as 8 are working in Indonesia’s tobacco farms where they are exposed to potentially brain-damaging and illness-causing effects from
Bloomberg News
added May 26, 2016 22:41
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[Louisiana] State fire marshal warns of e-cigarette dangers

An increasing number of Louisiana citizens who have smoked tobacco-laden products are embracing “vaping,” ...growing concerns surrounding the rising numbers of incidents where the practice, which requires the use of a battery-powered “cigarette” device
Shreveport (LA) Times
added May 26, 2016 07:58
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Oral Trauma and Tooth Avulsion Following Explosion of E-Cigarette [FREE FULL TEXT]

it is important to note that the morbidity associated with injury to the oral cavity and dentition can be serious. Although rare, these injuries require immediate, intermediate, and long-term treatment and follow-up. The present patient sustained extensi
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
added May 25, 2016 23:17
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E-Cigarette Explosions Causing Serious Mouth Injuries

"Oral Trauma and Tooth Avulsion Following Explosion of E-Cigarette," featured in the June issue of the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, examines the oral hard and soft tissue injuries resulting from an E-cigarette explosion. The University of C
PR Newswire
added May 25, 2016 23:11
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesian Children Face Hazards on Tobacco Farms, Report Says

Thousands of children working in Indonesia’s tobacco industry, one of the world’s largest, are being subjected to nicotine poisoning and exposed to pesticides, according to a report released Wednesday that called for establishing traceable supply chains t
New York Times
added May 25, 2016 15:06
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The FDA Bans E-Cigarette Sales to Teens

E-cigarettes have long been controversial; the lack of regulation meant that even youths, who otherwise wouldn’t be able to purchase cigarettes, could purchase these products. The nicotine in e-cigarettes is also addictive. Proponents of e-cigarettes say
Teen Vogue
added May 25, 2016 13:22
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[Florida] Longboat Key man has grafts after e-cig battery burns

A Manatee County man was left burned and blistered after his shorts caught on fire. It's all because the battery in his e-cigarette exploded while he was carrying it in his pocket. Matthew Betancourt was healing from second-degree burns, from the top of
WTVT Fox13 (Tampa Bay, FL)
added May 25, 2016 13:21
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What's Causing E-Cigs' Trail of Injuries?

Laptops and other devices have rigid plastic cases that prevent an exploding battery from doing much damage. But in an e-cig, the explosion can lead the cylindrical container of the device to explode, too, causing the device to "be propelled across the ro
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added May 25, 2016 03:36
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[Arizona] Valley teenager injured after e-cig explodes; faces surgery tomorrow to repair burns

MARICOPA, AZ - A Valley 17-year-old is in the hospital after being severely burned by an e-cigarette. "It was like bomb going off," said Hailey Boyce. Boyce says she was getting ready to use her E-Cigarette when it suddenly exploded. Catching her clo
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added May 23, 2016 20:55
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