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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 must act fast on branding of vape products, cancer group says

child treated in hospital after drinking sweet-smelling e-cigarette fluid called Unicorn Milk...The Canadian Cancer Society is calling on the federal government to move quickly on tougher regulations surrounding the labelling of vaping products. The push
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:42
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[Canada] 9-year-old sent to hospital after drinking 'Unicorn Milk' e-cigarette fluid

The children were tempted to try the strawberry-flavoured fluid because it smelled good, and a brightly coloured unicorn decorated the container, L'Hoir told CBC News. "They decided to taste it and after that, my daughter wasn't feeling too good," she s
CBC News (ca)
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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[Massachusetts] MA: Child-Resistant Packaging Now Required for E-Cigarette Liquids

New regulations requiring child-resistant packaging for liquids and gels used in electronic cigarettes will soon take effect in Massachusetts. The new restrictions are intended to address concerns that children may swallow the liquids or gels, which con
WATD 95.9 (Marshfield, MA)
added Mar 15, 2016 23:02
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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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[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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