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[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
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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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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
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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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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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[Connecticut] US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nuway Tobacco Co. for combustible dust, electrical, mechanical and fall hazards

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Nuway Tobacco Co. for 22 alleged serious violations of workplace safety and health standards at its South Windsor manufacturing facility. The tobacco sheet manufacturer
OSHA (U.S. Department of Labor - Occupational Safety & Health Administration)
added Apr 10, 2013 16:38
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[New Hampshire] VIDEO: Woman smoking while on oxygen causes fire

A woman suffered serious injuries after firefighters said oxygen caught fire while she was smoking in her second-floor apartment on Cartier Street in Manchester.
WMUR-TV Ch. 9 (Manchester, NH)
added Feb 19, 2013 12:34
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[Illinois] Infant severely burned after grandmother removes oxygen mask, lights cigarette

CASEYVILLE, Ill. (KMOV) - A 2-month-old girl was hospitalized after a fire believed to be started by a cigarette started inside a Caseyville mobile home Friday morning. Police said the infant's grandmother had just removed her oxygen mask to light a cig
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Jan 12, 2013 12:21
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[Pennsylvania] Mother: flicked cigarette was to teach her 'how to drive'

Child burned by cigarette in road rage incident
WHTM-TV ABC27.com (Harrisburg, PA)
added May 15, 2012 13:31
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