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WATERS: There's Nothing Sexy About An E-Cigarette Exploding In Your Face

Of course, it’s not just the delivery device that is problematic. Many smokers think they’re substituting a harmless water vapor for tobacco smoke. But nicotine is a highly addictive substance, and e-cigarettes may also include formaldehyde and other can
added Jan 19, 2017 23:46
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[UK-Wales] E-cigarette chargers seized after more than half fail survey safety tests

The Shared Regulatory Services, which covers the Vale of Glamorgan as well as Cardiff and Bridgend, is advising businesses to proceed with caution when selling e-cigarette chargers to consumers. In total, 17 e-cigarette chargers were purchased from a nu
Barry and District News (uk)
added Jan 18, 2017 15:33

Idaho father, 30, loses seven teeth and is left with second degree burns after vape explodes in his face WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT

'I Vape (I know, terrible and uncool) but I no longer do and I hope to possible sway those that do to maybe reevaluate or find other methods of smoking. 'I've been doing this for about a year now and assure you I did not do anything I wasn't supposed t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 16, 2017 18:31

[Louisiana] Flood victim said trailer "exploded" after attempting to lighting cigarette inside

BATON ROUGE - A man set his trailer on fire and was transported to a hospital after it "exploded" when he tried to light a cigarette inside. According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, emergency crews were called around 1:50 a.m. Sunday morning to a r
WBRZ-TV (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:45

No charges for California cop who fatally shot man holding e-cigarette device

The San Diego County police officer who fatally shot a distressed black man who was "acting erratically" and holding a vape pen that police mistook for weapon will not be charged with a crime, the county district attorney has announced.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:29

A father confused liquid nicotine for medicine — and gave his 6-year-old a toxic dose

The girl's parents were both smokers. Both of them had been vaping as well. Her mother had purchased highly concentrated liquid nicotine for the e-cigarettes, diluted it with vegetable glycerin and put it in an empty children's ibuprofen bottle. In fain
Washington Post
added Jan 15, 2017 18:25

Smoking-related fires are 100 percent preventable

For many years now, cigarette smoking has been prohibited in Air Force buildings. Although using organizations have a responsibility of providing an adequate number of ashtrays or ash receptacles for every authorized smoking area, proper disposal of smo
U.S. Air Force
added Jan 12, 2017 22:03

More Americans Questioning Safety of E-Cigarettes

Public perception about these battery-operated devices is changing, even though studies investigating their health effects have had mixed results, the researchers said. "It's a good thing that information about e-cigarettes' possible adverse health effe
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 9, 2017 17:30

[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Terrifying CCTV shows an e-cigarette EXPLODE in an office worker's face leaving him needing 12 stitches

A man in an office goes to take a puff on electronic cigarette / As the cigarette nears his mouth it explodes / Taken to hospital and received 12 stitches after accident in Massachusetts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 12:49

[California] Man Smoking While Working On Gas Line Causes Home To Explode

A homeowner purging his gas line while smoking a cigarette caused his home to explode and go up in flames, fire officials said. The blast happened about 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the 800 block of North Rancho Avenue in the Inland Empire city.
CBS 2 News / KCAL 9 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Jan 9, 2017 02:12
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