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[Canada, New Jersey] AMA REPORT ON PRODUCT LIABILITY: Bad Medicine, Good Politics: Doctoring the Evidence of Tobacco's Harm; The Alliance Between The Tobacco Industry and the American Medical Association (PDF)

American Medical Association and the tobacco industry were for 15 years among the strangest of bedfellows that politics makes. The association's constitution commands it "to promote. . the betterment of public health." Yet in 1963, the AMA was so bent on
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Aug 22, 2013 12:10
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E-Cigarette Battery Explodes In Car, Couple Sues

Jennifer Ries and her husband, Xavier, of Corona, Calif. are suing the e-cigarette manufacturer VapCigs after its rechargeable battery caught fire. They were on their way to the Los Angeles International Airport for a volunteer trip to South America back
LAist (blog)
added Jul 14, 2013 13:30
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Tunisian cigarette vendor sets himself on fire amid simmering economic discontent

A street vendor has set himself on fire in Tunisia's capital, reviving memories of the self-immolation that helped spark the Arab Spring uprisings. A witness says the man said he was jobless and desperate.
Fox News
added Mar 12, 2013 09:10
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[Oklahoma] Electronic cigarette explodes in Muskogee woman's hand

KOKI Fox23 (Tulsa, OK)
added May 4, 2012 13:33
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[Canada] HABIB: ‘Not as bad as cigarettes is not a ringing endorsement'

More research is needed to determine whether the reputed benefits of e-cigarettes as smoking-cessation aids outweigh the potential harm to individual and public health. In the meantime, a cautious approach by governments and public-health agencies is the
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Feb 4, 2016 19:24
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[UK] VIDEO: Man Left With Gaping Hole In Mouth After 'E-Cigarette Explosion'

A man was reportedly left unable to eat solid foods after an e-cigarette exploded in his face - leaving a gaping hole in his mouth. James Lauria, 23, from Cobb County, Georgia, was airlifted to hospital with first degree burns after the smoking device
Yahoo!
added Sep 11, 2015 08:23
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[Massachusetts] Mass. tobacco farmer sued for discrimination, harrassment

Jesus deJesus, Alex Hernandez, and Raul Rivera claimed they worked at a tobacco farm owned by Thomas McLaughlin through a federal guest worker program in for five months in 2013. In a federal lawsuit filed last week, the three workers said they were subj
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 22, 2015 00:51
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SATEL: Will the F.D.A. Kill Off E-Cigs?

The problem is, not enough smokers are switching to e-cigarettes, despite their relative safety — and understandably so. Smokers are barraged with news ... Instead of waiting years to develop burdensome regulations, the F.D.A. should act now by setting i
New York Times
added Jan 18, 2015 21:27
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Deadly E-Cigarette Explosions Add to the Health Hazards of Vaping

Some former cigarette smokers who turn to e-cigarettes have chronic lung diseases such as emphysema, and may rely on oxygen concentrators to help them breathe, Steinberg told Live Science. E-cigarettes, which have gained popularity in the past 10 years,
Ozarks Sentinel
added Oct 9, 2014 11:04
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[Illinois] Coroner: Smoking with home oxygen machines led to deaths

Two area residents have died of burns since Sept. 5 as a probable result of smoking near home medical oxygen machines. Kimmerling said Gerald Peterlin, 75, of El Paso died at 7:55 p.m. Sept. 5 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal after being inj
Bloomington (IL) Pantagraph
added Sep 18, 2014 17:39
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