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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
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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
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[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
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[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
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[UK] Warning as e-cigarette explodes in Birmingham office

A warning has been issued to people who smoke e-cigarettes smokers after the battery in one overheated and exploded in a Birmingham office.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 10, 2014 08:19
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[Illinois] Big Tobacco wins fire marshals as allies in flame retardant push

Cigarette-makers had man on the inside of key fire-safety group
Chicago Tribune
added May 8, 2012 06:11
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[Australia] 'Good riddance' to Philip Morris: Expert

Simon Chapman compared the tobacco industry with past and previously legal trades. "What we are seeing here is the 21st century's equivalent of what happened to the perfectly legal slave, opium and child labour trades in the 19th century," Prof Chapman t
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Apr 2, 2014 11:30
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First fire death in Colorado Springs a result of smoking while on oxygen

29 firefighters were on scene to tackle the fire, along with the hazmat unit and heavy rescue unit. The resident was badly burned and unconscious when she was pulled from her home.
KXRM Fox 21 / KXTU CW 57
added Dec 3, 2013 13:01
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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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[Oklahoma] Police: 'Explosion' at apartment complex came from e-cigarette

A hazmat unit was sent to an Oklahoma City apartment complex to investigate a report of an explosion early Tuesday. Police have determined that the explosion came from a lithium battery inside of an e-cigarette. It overheated and exploded, police said.
KOCO-TV Ch. 5
added Apr 17, 2013 14:55
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