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[Arizona] VIDEO: Electronic cigarette catches fire at a Phoenix apartment

"I was thinking, 'Yeah, I'm going to save money, I'm going to be healthier, it's going to work out," Shopshire said. "We ended up putting our lives in jeopardy." Monday morning, as he and his wife slept, the overloaded battery to his e-cigarette plugged
KPHO CBS 5 News (Phoenix, AZ)
added Aug 28, 2013 13:58
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[Indiana] Lit cigarette ignites oxygen killing 2 in I-70 car fire

Eastern Indiana police say two people died in a car fire along Interstate 70 after an occupant lit a cigarette as another person in the car was using medical oxygen.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 12, 2013 12:24
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[Maine] Official: Mercer man injured in fire was likely smoking while on oxygen

MERCER -- An elderly man who was critically injured in a fire last week, apparently because he was smoking while on oxygen, is not well enough to speak to authorities about the incident.
Kennebec Journal
added Aug 2, 2012 07:32
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[UK] Smoker killed in house fire

A LUNG disease sufferer was burned alive in an inferno after smoking a cigarette while using a home oxygen machine.
Derbyshire Times (Bakewell Today) (uk)
added Jun 22, 2012 10:13
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[North Carolina] Florence Floods Crop Fields, Washing Away Tobacco and Cotton

Some of the counties harder hit by Florence are located on the southern end of North Carolina’s largest tobacco growing region, said Matthew Vann, assistant professor and tobacco extension specialist at North Carolina State University. Other large tobacc
Bloomberg News
added Sep 18, 2018 03:48
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Feds crack down on e-liquid packaging that looks like candy, juice boxes

Federal regulators warned more than a dozen manufacturers, distributors and retailers Tuesday that they are endangering children by marketing e-cigarette liquids to resemble kid-friendly products such as juice boxes, candy and whipped cream. The Food an
Washington Post
added May 1, 2018 20:43
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E-Cigarette Users Sue Over Exploding Devices

Dozens of lawsuits over the alleged defects have been filed in Florida, New York, California and other states. Many of the batteries at issue are manufactured by Chinese companies, which are difficult to haul into U.S. courts. So lawyers typically set the
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 3, 2016 16:30
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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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[Connecticut] US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nuway Tobacco Co. for combustible dust, electrical, mechanical and fall hazards

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Nuway Tobacco Co. for 22 alleged serious violations of workplace safety and health standards at its South Windsor manufacturing facility. The tobacco sheet manufacturer
OSHA (U.S. Department of Labor - Occupational Safety & Health Administration)
added Apr 10, 2013 16:38
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[New Hampshire] VIDEO: Woman smoking while on oxygen causes fire

A woman suffered serious injuries after firefighters said oxygen caught fire while she was smoking in her second-floor apartment on Cartier Street in Manchester.
WMUR-TV Ch. 9 (Manchester, NH)
added Feb 19, 2013 12:34
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