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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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[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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[Argentina, Latin America] 'This guy is unbelievable' Plane delays landing after pilot spots man smoking on RUNWAY

The runway fiend has since been identified as a 45-year-old passenger who needed to take an urgent flight to Buenos Aires. The man said he lit the cigarette to tackle his frustration, as the flight was full and and he was unable to purchase a ticket.
The [London, UK] Express
added Jul 13, 2016 18:56
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[Asia, India] Painter burnt to death while lighting cigarette

In a freak mishap, a 35-year-old painter died in a fire which broke out when he lit a cigarette after smearing himself with a combustible chemical to remove paint marks in Coimbatore.
The News Minute (in)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:35
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[UK] 'It could happen to a child' Devastated Brit's warning as e-cig kills dog

Miffany Haynes says her dog Leonardo got ill after chewing on a discarded e-cigarette a friend had left under her sofa. She realised he had sunk his teeth into it after he collapsed in her back garden and she rushed him to the vets.
Daily Star (uk)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:29
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[UK] 'E-cigarettes killed my dog': Pet owner claims her beloved Staffordshire bull terrier died after CHEWING a discarded vaporiser

Haynes watched her Staffordshire Bull terrier Leonardo collapse after ingesting the dangerous toxins in the e-cigarette, used by millions of Britons to ease themselves into giving up smoking. Leonardo was taken to the vet but after eight months of treatm
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 26, 2016 20:19
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[Indiana] Phil Gulley: Ashes to Ashes / Cigarettes continue to extinguish thousands of lives a week, and I’m smoldering about it.

4,295 people were killed on motorcycles in the United States, while more than 480,000 people died from cigarettes. I don’t know how many people will die this year from being blown up at gas stations, but I’m trying my best not to be one of them.
Indianapolis Monthly
added Jun 25, 2016 02:14
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[Washington] WSP: $1025 fine for throwing lit cigarettes from vehicles

Prepare to pay big if you're caught littering a lit cigarette. Washington State Patrol (WSP) announced a $1,025 fine to deter people from throwing lit tobacco products from their cars. Troopers said there is more risk of fires with dry weather condition
KIMA TV (Yakima, WA)
added Jun 19, 2016 12:18
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Exploding e-cigarettes is growing problem

The focus, to this point, has been primarily the health effects of inhaling the chemicals. Taking steps to protect people from the devices exploding must take place immediately.
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Jun 13, 2016 22:07
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[New York] Small Relics of a Colossal Disaster

The causes of the fire aboard the General Slocum...remain murky, but contemporary accounts seem to agree that it began with a lit cigarette or a match igniting straw in a storage room... The New-York Historical Society currently houses more than 20 artif
New York Times
added Jun 11, 2016 15:33
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