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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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This E-Cig Recall Comes at a Bad Time for British American Tobacco

R.J. Reynolds Vapor, a division of British American Tobacco's (NYSEMKT: BTI) Reynolds American subsidiary, recently issued a total recall of its Vibe electronic cigarettes, one of the models of its leading vapor brand Vuse. While there were no injuries
Motley Fool
added Apr 25, 2018 17:31
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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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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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[Canada] HABIB: ‘Not as bad as cigarettes is not a ringing endorsement'

More research is needed to determine whether the reputed benefits of e-cigarettes as smoking-cessation aids outweigh the potential harm to individual and public health. In the meantime, a cautious approach by governments and public-health agencies is the
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Feb 4, 2016 19:24
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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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[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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