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[Nevada] Las Vegas man files lawsuit over exploding e-cigarette battery

A year ago, a 32-year-old Las Vegas man walked into a southeast valley vape store, bought a Samsung battery for his e-cigarette and went shopping with a friend. Later the same day, the battery exploded in Kendall Tanouye’s pocket, sending him to the hos
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Jul 26, 2016 17:02
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California Attorneys File 2 Suits Alleging E-Cigarette Injuries

filed complaints in two California superior courts, accusing e-cigarette manufacturers and retailers of products liability, negligence and breach of warranty after two of their clients were injured while using them (Thomas Vickrey v. The Vapor Spot Vapor
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 21, 2016 19:54
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Sellers of faulty vape devices may be liable

A: Lisa, the use of e-cigarettes, e-pens, e-pipes, e-hookah and e-cigars is seen by many as a “safer” way... U.S. importers, wholesalers and retailers that sold the faulty vaping device may each be subject to suit. If one or more of these companies is fo
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jul 21, 2016 19:43
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[Tennessee] Cocke County 3-year-old burned with cigarette, mother arrested

Investigators believe Shannon Shelton intentionally burned a 3-year-old with a cigarette on or before June 18. The child suffered second degree burns on the chest, however, he was not taken to the hospital by his mother Heather Lee Stokely, 25.
WATE 6 (Knoxville, TN)
added Jul 19, 2016 19:06
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[Australia] Smoking rates high in emergency patients

A study undertaken using a sample of almost 340 emergency department patients in Melbourne’s St. Vincent’s Hospital and the Austin Hospital, reported a smoking prevalence among the adult emergency department patients to be 23.3 per cent, compared to the
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 17, 2016 02:56
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[North Dakota] VIDEO: Wahpeton woman will face two years in prison after her cigarette started apartment fire

for starting a fire that forced more than 30 people from an apartment building... Yolanda Thinn allegedly told investigators she fell asleep while smoking a cigarette and set a mattress on fire. Thinn pleaded guilty in April to reckless endangerment.
 WDAY TV & Radio (Fargo, ND)
added Jul 17, 2016 02:50
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Lawsuit: Exploding e-cigarette battery burns Delaware man

A Bear man received second-degree burns to his leg and had to undergo skin graft surgery after an electronic cigarette battery exploded in his pocket, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Delaware. George Ayers was walking from his car to his house
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Jul 15, 2016 21:38
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[Michigan] E-cig explodes in man's pocket, sets pants on fire at tavern

While eating a meal at a downtown Bay City restaurant, a man's vaping device spontaneously exploded, resulting in his hospitalization. About 3 p.m. Saturday, July 2, a 27-year-old man was dining on the patio section at Tavern 101 Restaurant, 101 Center A
Bay City (MI) Times
added Jul 15, 2016 18:21
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[UK] ‘Exploding’ e-cigarette causes flat fire

Firefighters were called to the flat on Green Lane Close in Arundel at 12.40am on Sunday after the occupier was woken by her smoke detector and called 999. The fire is believed to have started when the e-cigarette, which had been purchased from a market
Mid Sussex Times (uk)
added Jul 13, 2016 20:16
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[UK] Phone charger warning over exploding e-cigarettes

A HULL retailer is warning people not to use phone chargers to power up their e-cigarettes. Warnings have been issued by Humberside Fire and Rescue Service after a woman had a lucky escape when her e-cigarette exploded. John Wilson, the owner of Cheeky
Hull Daily Mail / This is Hull and East Riding (uk)
added Jul 13, 2016 20:01
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