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[New York] SHERWOOD: NY hospital wrongfully bans electronic cigarettes after patient catches fire

In this case however, e-cigarettes were wrongfully banned because the cause of the fire has yet to be determined. There are a lot of uncertainties about this story but some would say it is yet another attack on the electronic cigarette industry which is f
Examiner.com (National)
added Apr 23, 2014 10:04
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[UK] Woman's shock as e-cigarette EXPLODES to leave her car in flames

Ms Taylor said that she put her e-cigarette on charge in an auxiliary socket in the back of her Ford Mondeo when she left work. After her 10 minute drive home, the care worker parked up and went inside, leaving the e-cigarette to charge.
The [London, UK] Express
added Apr 23, 2014 09:33
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[New York] NY hospital warns after e-cigarette fire, injury

Syracuse Fire Department officials say the exact cause of last month's fire at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center has not yet been determined. However, hospital officials say the patient had a battery-powered e-cigarette, which uses a heating element to
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2014 09:10
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[New York] NY hospital warns after e-cigarette fire, injury

Syracuse Fire Department officials say the exact cause of last month's fire at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center has not yet been determined. However, hospital officials say the patient had a battery-powered e-cigarette, which uses a heating element to
WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:10
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[Michigan] Iosco talks tobacco ban at all owned sites after smoking blamed for blaze ($$)

members of the Iosco County Board of Commissioners were informed Wednesday, April 16, that one of their employees is believed to have unintentionally caused the blaze. As a result, commissioners are considering enacting a new policy which would ban tobacc
Iosco County (MI) News-Herald
added Apr 23, 2014 09:05
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Editorial: That other danger from cigarettes

The most common materials to first ignite are mattresses and bedding, followed by trash and upholstered furniture. Smoking kills. Health associations have numbers to attest to that. But, according to the Fire Administration, smoking poses ominous concer
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Apr 23, 2014 09:01
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[New York] Syracuse hospital bans e-cigarettes after patient on oxygen catches fire while using one

A Syracuse hospital is warning patients not to use electronic cigarettes after a patient on oxygen caught fire while puffing on one of the devices. Joe Galloway, a Syracuse Fire Department investigator, said the cause of the March 22 fire at St. Joseph'
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Apr 22, 2014 11:06
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Should You Be Worried About Your E-Cigarette Exploding?

Here's a brief history of e-cigs blowing up—in your face, in your car, in your home, in your bar.
Mother Jones Magazine
added Apr 21, 2014 21:40
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[Arizona] CDC report: Big increase in nicotine exposure from e-cigarette liquid

shows a nationwide rise in nicotine exposure from the liquid in e-cigarettes, mirroring increases seen by Arizona's poison control centers. The number of calls nationally rose from one per month in September 2010 to 215 calls per month in February 2014,
Verde (AZ) Independent
added Apr 20, 2014 07:56
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[Utah] EDITORIAL: In our opinion: FDA must consider regulating nicotine in e-cigarettes

The FDA has been dragging its heels on this issue, including the need for warnings such as are required for traditional cigarette packages. That needs to change. Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said in an interview with the Associated Press that he d
Deseret News
added Apr 19, 2014 12:08
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