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[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
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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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[Canada] Vancouverites can now be fined $500 for improperly discarding cigarettes

From now on, Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services says a fine of $500 can be levied against anyone who discards burning material that creates a hazardous situation. Anyone tossing cigarettes or other burning material onto grass, vegetation or debris can be
GlobalTV (ca)
added May 19, 2017 15:05
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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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[Canada] E-cigarettes: A new hazard for children and adolescents

Electronic cigarettes and fluid (e-cigarettes, e-fluid) are hazardous materials that when inhaled or ingested may pose significant health risks to children and adolescents. ...Most inhalation cases reported e-cigarette use 2 to 3 days/week, and e-cigaret
Paediatrics & Child Health
added Mar 10, 2018 20:41
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[Colorado] Boulder County Housing Authority expands smoking ban to cover pot, e-cigarettes and vaping

Effective Aug. 17, tenants of Boulder County Housing Authority properties will no longer be able to use electronic cigarettes or vapor-smoking devices inside any of the county's 611 rental units or on most of the grounds outside those units. On Thursday
Longmont (CO) Daily Times-Call
added Aug 6, 2015 20:14
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