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EDITORIAL: It's time to regulate e-cigarettes

Neither the risk of explosion nor concerns about long-term health effects of e-cigarettes have put a damper on their growing popularity. That makes it all the more imperative to have regulations as soon as possible. We have waited too long already.
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 4, 2016 17:36

Nicotine from e-cigarettes poisoning more of our pets warn UK vets

There’s been a 300% increase in e-cigarette poisoning in the last 12 months, according to the Veterinary Poisons Information Service
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 25, 2014 10:14

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] LETTER: Probing cigarette toxins

In 2008, I measured these toxic metals in the urine of random individuals. Of the cigarette smokers, 75 per cent had elevated levels of these metals. These toxic metals are also in second-hand smoke and third-hand smoke...What is needed is a large study
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Oct 7, 2017 15:18
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