Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Fires/Injuries 9,889 headlines found

25 Views

[Canada] Balcony fire at downtown condo building sparked by discarded cigarette

A balcony fire in downtown Toronto is the latest in a string of incidents involving carelessly discarded cigarettes. The blaze comes one week after Toronto Fire Services held a press conference to warn the public about a growing number of balcony fires c
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03
25 Views

E-Cigarette Makers Contending with New CPSC and FDA Regulations

Summer 2016 could down in infamy for manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of this category of consumer products due to its confluence of new regulations from two major Federal agencies – CPSC and FDA. We previously reported on the Child Nicotine Po
National Law Review
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
25 Views

[Kansas] E-Cigarette explodes in smoker’s hand

He followed the instructions and put the battery into the device. He said he heard sizzling as if he was pushing the button, but wasn’t. It then exploded in his hand. “I went to listen to it. It just went bam, like a bullet,” Reser said. The device broke
WPXI (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Oct 27, 2015 13:41
25 Views

[Canada] Careless smoking again the cause of a Saskatoon fire

Outside smokers start 23 Saskatoon fires in 18 months
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 22, 2014 12:54
24 Views

The Link Between E-Cigarette Design And Explosions

A 2017 U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) report has linked e-cigarette product construction to the severity of injuries suffered in explosion incidents. ... The results show that the dual-cylindrical construction of the e-cigarette product and batteries is
Law360
added Jan 4, 2018 12:33
24 Views

FAIRCHILD/BAYER: Liquid Death From E-Cigarettes? You've Got a Long Way to Go, Baby

Those of us who have taken a cautious stand in support of e-cigarettes based on tobacco's harvest of death need to be prepared to change our position based on the science. We must also be vigilant about efforts to distort data. That was the strategy of Bi
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 2, 2014 12:14
24 Views

Selling a Poison by the Barrel: Liquid Nicotine for E-Cigarettes

A dangerous new form of a powerful stimulant is hitting markets nationwide, for sale by the vial, the gallon and even the barrel. The drug is nicotine, in its potent, liquid form ... These “e-liquids,” ... are powerful neurotoxins
New York Times
added Mar 24, 2014 01:22
23 Views

[Washington] Exploding E-Cigarettes Sending 'Vapers' to Burn Centers

E-cigarette devices are randomly and unexpectedly exploding, burning and maiming people unlucky enough to be near them when they detonate, researchers report. The University of Washington Regional Burn Center in Seattle has treated 22 people for burns an
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 5, 2016 21:37
23 Views

[Canada] 'It lit my kid's face on fire': E-cigarette blows up in teen's face

The father of a southern Alberta teen says his son is recovering from burns, broken teeth and other injuries after an electronic cigarette blew up in his face. Perry Greer says his son Ty, 16, was using the device in a car last week in Lethbridge when t
Canadian Press
added Jan 28, 2016 19:55
23 Views

[North Carolina] Tobacco companies respond to CDC report on e-cigarette poisionings

Jason Healy, the president of e-cigarette manufacturer Blu eCigs, told ABC News the report is part of “an ongoing attack on the e-cigs industry by various anti-smoking groups.” “The product is for adult smokers, and therefore the responsibility for chil
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Apr 7, 2014 16:58
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines