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[Pennsylvania] Smoker suffers severe burns after accidentally lighting his hooded sweatshirt on fire while having a cigarette

A man accidentally lit his hooded sweatshirt on fire while smoking outside a Pennsylvania mall and badly burned himself, police say. The incident happened Tuesday evening outside the Palmer Park Mall near Easton, according to Palmer Township police.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 22, 2017 19:17
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E-CIGARETTE EXPLOSIONS PROMPT A LEGAL RESPONSE

Holding e-cigarette manufacturers accountable for dangerous design flaws can be tricky. Many manufacturers are overseas, so waging a successful e-cigarette lawsuit against them can be difficult – but not impossible. A consultation with a knowledgeable e-
Top Class Actions
added Feb 20, 2017 18:39
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[UK] Passenger smoking an e-cigarette sparks major alarm at airport

Passengers were kept back from entering security for 15 minutes just before six am this morning and queues rapidly built up. We believe the smoke alarm was set off due to an individual using an e-cigarette in a toilet.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 20, 2017 15:59
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[UK] Stansted airport is evacuated after a passenger using an e-cigarette in a toilet set off a fire alarm

Stansted Airport was evacuated today after a passenger started smoking an e-cigarette in a toilet and set off the fire alarm. Thousands caught up in the chaos described mayhem when the entire departures hall at the Essex airport was shut down this morni
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 18, 2017 01:04
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Suit Filed Over Exploding Vaping Device In California State Court ($$)

A man filed a product liability suit on Feb. 9 against a tobacco shop that sold him a vape and the makers of the vape and its parts after the device exploded and caused him to burn himself (Christopher Crowder v. Tobacco Expo, et al., No. RIC 1702394, Ca
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 15, 2017 02:01
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More e-Cigarette Dangers—This Time from Dripping

Whether or not dripping liquids on heated electrical coils will lead to more explosions of e-cigarettes is unknown at this time. What does seem clear is that the full list of dangers form e-cigarette use are largely unknown at this early stage. Prelimina
National Law Review
added Feb 9, 2017 01:21
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3 Things to Do When Vaporizers Explode

The last thing any manager would think of happening at their store is a customer’s purse exploding into flames. But for Jason Davis, general manager of a Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores location in Aurora, Neb., that was precisely the case.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 8, 2017 16:24
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[Africa, Nigeria] Ministry Of Labour And Justice For Tobacco Factory Workers

Ex-workers of a leading tobacco firm in Ibadan are now in the news with details of how they now carry in their bodies the indelible marks of the hazards they were exposed to while working for the tobacco firm. At a press conference last year in Lagos the
Leadership (ng)
added Feb 6, 2017 16:34
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Twelve myths about e-cigarettes that failed to impress the TGA

Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) last week rejected an application to liberalise the scheduling of nicotine... Here I look at 12 mantras about e-cigarettes that seem to have failed to impress the TGA.
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 6, 2017 03:18
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Navy Providing Further Guidance On Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems

In practice, this means Sailors using ENDS will now be required to follow the same regulations and use them in the same places, as if they were using a traditional tobacco product. In addition to outlining the proper classification for these devices, the
Public.
added Feb 3, 2017 21:32
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