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Image examples of marketing claims to accompany “Smoking Revolution". A Content Analysis of Electronic Cigarette Retail Websites

Conclusions: Health claims and smoking cessation messages that are unsupported by current scientific evidence are frequently used to sell e-cigarettes. Implied and overt health claims, the presence of doctors on websites, celebrity endorsements, and the u
added Mar 30, 2014 06:29

Iowa Officials Blame Fire On Smoking While Using Oxygen

The Des Moines Fire Department says a man was injured when he lit a cigarette while using an oxygen tank, sparking a fire. The fire happened Saturday afternoon when the man lit a cigarette while wearing an oxygen mask.
KCRG-TV9 ABC (Cedar Rapids, IA)
added Dec 3, 2013 12:44

GRAY: Burned Toddler Shows Need for E-Cigarette Regulation

When the FDA begins the regulatory process, it will be able to require safe manufacturing standards, testing  of the liquid's safety, and require child safety measures like child proof caps, among other things. For the little boy in Utah, regulation did
TIME Magazine
added Sep 26, 2013 06:28

[Arizona] VIDEO: Electronic cigarette catches fire at a Phoenix apartment

"I was thinking, 'Yeah, I'm going to save money, I'm going to be healthier, it's going to work out," Shopshire said. "We ended up putting our lives in jeopardy." Monday morning, as he and his wife slept, the overloaded battery to his e-cigarette plugged
KPHO CBS 5 News (Phoenix, AZ)
added Aug 28, 2013 13:58

[Indiana] Lit cigarette ignites oxygen killing 2 in I-70 car fire

Eastern Indiana police say two people died in a car fire along Interstate 70 after an occupant lit a cigarette as another person in the car was using medical oxygen.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 12, 2013 12:24

[Maine] Official: Mercer man injured in fire was likely smoking while on oxygen

MERCER -- An elderly man who was critically injured in a fire last week, apparently because he was smoking while on oxygen, is not well enough to speak to authorities about the incident.
Kennebec Journal
added Aug 2, 2012 07:32

[UK] Smoker killed in house fire

A LUNG disease sufferer was burned alive in an inferno after smoking a cigarette while using a home oxygen machine.
Derbyshire Times (Bakewell Today) (uk)
added Jun 22, 2012 10:13

[Canada] Sharp Hill fire near Airdrie, Alta., caused by smoker, high winds

A fire southeast of Airdrie that swept through the Sharp Hill community Tuesday afternoon was caused by the "improper disposal of smoking material" and made worse by strong winds, fire officials said Thursday. The origin of the blaze was a grassy area n
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:14

E-Cigarette Users Sue Over Exploding Devices

Dozens of lawsuits over the alleged defects have been filed in Florida, New York, California and other states. Many of the batteries at issue are manufactured by Chinese companies, which are difficult to haul into U.S. courts. So lawyers typically set the
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 3, 2016 16:30

Should You Be Worried About Your E-Cigarette Exploding?

Here's a brief history of e-cigs blowing up—in your face, in your car, in your home, in your bar.
Mother Jones Magazine
added Apr 21, 2014 21:40
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