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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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[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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[Texas] El Paso woman burns face while smoking with oxygen mask

A 62-year-old woman received serious burns to her face when oxygen from an oxygen mask ignited while she was smoking Wednesday evening at her home in Northeast El Paso, Fire Department officials said.
El Paso (TX) Times / Borderland News
added Mar 14, 2013 15:31
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[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
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Idaho father, 30, loses seven teeth and is left with second degree burns after vape explodes in his face WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT

'I Vape (I know, terrible and uncool) but I no longer do and I hope to possible sway those that do to maybe reevaluate or find other methods of smoking. 'I've been doing this for about a year now and assure you I did not do anything I wasn't supposed t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 16, 2017 18:31
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[Illinois] Small Number of E-Cigarette Batteries Explode

A small number of consumer reports from across the country detail exploding e-cigs that launch out of their chargers, leading to fires and injury. "I’m aware of 10 failures in the last year,” industry spokesman Thomas Kiklas, who represents the Tobacco
NBC Chicago
added Oct 25, 2013 03:56
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[Oregon] House near Mapleton burns after oxygen tank explodes

A woman burned when she accidentally set off the blast escapes with her grandson’s aid
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jul 3, 2013 11:37
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[North Carolina] Severe burns, injuries from e-cigarette explosions go under-reported across the country

In the first six months of 2016, doctors at the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Hospitals treated 10 inpatients with severe burns and facial fractures from e-cigarette explosions. Almost all of them required surgery, and one patient lost his eye
ScienceDaily
added Oct 5, 2016 20:19
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[Indiana] Flashpoint: New law controlling e-liquid production common-sense step for consumer safety

The Vapor Association of Indiana is a non-profit, membership-supported association that stands for the safe sale and manufacture of e-liquids to protect Hoosiers from adulterated products...Our greater concern...is the announced plans for federal regulat
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Jul 4, 2016 14:47
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