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[Florida] Man left with severe burns after an e-cigarette exploded in his pocket as he drove to work sues the store that sold it to him

A Florida man is suing the store that sold him an e-cigarette that exploded in his pants and sent him to the emergency room with severe burns. James Dardini says he was driving to work last December, three days after Christmas, when his KangerTech Subo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:47
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[UK] Vaping injuries ‘like being shot in the face’

The number of smokers injured by exploding electronic cigarettes has prompted warnings of dangers to users, with one burns surgeon revealing reports of injuries so serious that they were comparable to that of someone being “shot in the face with a gun”.
The Observer (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 04:20
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[Washington] E-Cigarettes a Burning Topic at Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Great American Smoke Out

on display at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) for the annual Great American Smoke Out (GASO). But there were perils presented...UW Burn Center has treated 21 injuries since Oct. 2015 directly related to e-cigarettes. Eighty percent of the victims had flam
MilitarySpot.com
added Nov 19, 2016 20:49
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[Oregon, Washington] Vapers sue e-cigarette makers, sellers after explosions, burns

Four Northwest residents who claim they were hurt when e-cigarettes caught fire or exploded said Thursday they’ll sue the manufacturers and sellers of the popular vaping devices. The alleged victims, from Washington and Oregon, suffered severe burns and
Seattle (WA) Times
added Oct 14, 2016 16:06
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[UK] Surgeons issue warning on dangers of exploding e-cigarettes

Burns surgeons are warning of the dangers of electronic cigarettes after treating a string of smokers injured by exploding devices. The call is being echoed by fire chiefs and trading standards experts who are joining forces to highlight the dangers to c
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 11, 2016 15:33
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E-Cigarette Explosions Are More Common Than Previously Thought, Report Says

Two new reports in the New England Journal of Medicine explore that risk and other health concerns
Consumer Reports
added Oct 9, 2016 20:20
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[Australia] General process for amending the Poisons Standard: Nicotine

A member of the public has submitted an application to exempt nicotine from the Poisons Standard when delivered by electronic nicotine delivery systems if below a certain concentration of nicotine. A public notice on the proposed amendment to the Poison
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) (Australian Government Department of Health) (au)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:14
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Utah Teen Girl Injured While Trying Out Brother’s e-Cigarette

13-year-old Arianne Anderson decided she wanted to try out her 16-year-old brother’s e-cigarette. “I just put the battery in and twisted it back on and was getting ready to push the button, and it exploded,” Arianne said.
KTXL-TV FOX40 (Sacramento, CA)
added Jul 30, 2016 22:08
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[Brazil, Latin America] Australia slams Rio Olympic officials after smoke alarms were turned OFF in the athletes village before a fire started by a dropped cigarette erupted

Chiller said the fire was started by a discarded cigarette and she blasted the number of smokers at the Athletes Village. 'There's a lot of smokers. There are a lot of workers and contractors smoking in the village. The Athletes Village is a non-smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 30, 2016 13:44
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Sellers of faulty vape devices may be liable

A: Lisa, the use of e-cigarettes, e-pens, e-pipes, e-hookah and e-cigars is seen by many as a “safer” way... U.S. importers, wholesalers and retailers that sold the faulty vaping device may each be subject to suit. If one or more of these companies is fo
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jul 21, 2016 19:43
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