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[Colorado] Apartment High Rise Fire Caused By Someone Smoking In Bed

A fire that injured several people Monday morning was started by someone smoking in bed with an oxygen tank, according to authorities in Lakewood. Flames could be seen coming out of the sixth floor window of a high rise.
KKTV 11 (Colorado Springs / Pueblo, CO)
added Jul 1, 2014 12:28
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[UK] RAPP: Catching the 'Vapers': E Cigarette Fact and Fiction

given the lack of regulation and research, including studies of the long-term effects, the jury is still out on its ultimate safety. Do your own research. Check out the CDC, FDA, and the Poison Control Center first, and consult your physician to learn of
Electronic Urban Report (EUR)
added Jun 24, 2014 13:38
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[Australia] E-cigarettes poisoning Victorian toddlers

Victorian Poisons Information Centre manager Jeff Robinson said the service had nine calls last year about nicotine poisoning related to e-cigarettes, including five cases involving children aged one to four.
WAtoday.com.au (au)
added Jun 8, 2014 12:57
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[Alaska] VIDEO: Cigarettes to Blame for 13 of 21 Recent Anchorage Fires

Fire Department says in the past three weeks, there have been 21 local structure fires -- including 13 resulting from people not properly disposing of their cigarettes.... AFD Assistant Chief of Operations Graig Temple says the fires have collectively cau
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added May 27, 2014 12:36
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Alaska fire continues to grow, may have been caused by cigarettes

The human-caused fire was sparked May 19 in the 1.9 million-acre Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. The weather forecast for the area calls for possible rain beginning Tuesday, said Willie Begay, a spokesman with the management team responding to the fire.
AP - Associated Press
added May 27, 2014 12:34
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[California] COKER: Goodness Gracious, Great Balls of E-Cig Explosions: What We Know, and How to Stay Safe

Don't shop online until you know what you're doing and which brands to trust.There's such a huge gap in the consistency of products and warning labels. Thankfully, compared to the number of vapers, these explosions have only occurred a handful of times.
OC Weekly
added May 9, 2014 01:10
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EXAMPLE LETTER from Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler to 10 E-cigarette companies (PDF)

I am writing to you because of my concern with (1) the poison risk posed by liquid nicotine; and (2) the use of e-cigarettes by children. As e-cigarettes increase in popularity, calls to the nation's poison control centers about exposure to the liqu
Maryland Attorney General
added May 5, 2014 21:23
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[Arizona] CDC report: Big increase in nicotine exposure from e-cigarette liquid

shows a nationwide rise in nicotine exposure from the liquid in e-cigarettes, mirroring increases seen by Arizona's poison control centers. The number of calls nationally rose from one per month in September 2010 to 215 calls per month in February 2014,
Verde (AZ) Independent
added Apr 20, 2014 07:56
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[Colorado] NELSON: Electronic cigarettes are an idea whose time has not come

Nicotine is used in rat poison. Nicotine causes chemical burns on the skin. The liquid has already killed several children who were attracted by the flavors. And you really want to inhale this stuff?
Glenwood Springs (CO) Post Independent
added Apr 8, 2014 22:59
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[UK] Pictured: Dramatic moment e-cigarette exploded in a pub and engulfed teenage barmaid who escaped with just a charred dress

Felt the heat as she ran away from device and 'started crying hysterically' E-cigarette was plugged into an iPad charger on the bar when it blew up
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 8, 2014 17:56
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