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[UK] Outcasts! E-cig smokers left out in the cold as more venues ban the devices

More and more venues across the region are now banning the devices which are widely-seen as an essential aid for those wanting to kick tobacco. ‘Vaping’ is outlawed at Old Trafford and The Etihad, on trams and Metrolink stops, trains and train statio
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 08:34
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[Oregon] 'Smoking materials' caused $1 million fire to six Beaverton-area townhomes

Eight Oak Hills residents were displaced after a fire damaged multiple townhouses Sunday night, according to Tualatin Valley Fire
The Oregonian
added Nov 28, 2014 14:28
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[UK] Calls for safety warnings after 'exploding' e-cigarette chargers cause more than 100 fires

The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents fire brigades in England and Wales, said e-cigarette blazes have been increasing in the last two years and is calling for “graphic” warnings to be put on chargers.
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 16, 2014 21:58
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[California] VIDEO: 2 Investigates: Poisonings from e-cigarette liquid spikes, mostly among children

n alarming trend in California: the number of calls to Poison Control for nicotine poisoning from e-cigarette liquid is on the rise, more than doubling in just the last year. And California Poison Control reports that most of those cases involve young ch
KTVU/BayInsider.com Fox Ch. 2 (Oakland, CA)
added Nov 13, 2014 02:20
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[UK] Smoker takes up the habit again after e-cigarette 'almost blew off his leg'

David said the nightmare had led him back to tobacco, saying: ‘I’m back on ciggies. It’s safest.’ He claims the shop which sold him the e-cig blamed wrong batteries. And David is now considering suing the makers of the Mutant Clone e-cigarette.
Metro Café (uk)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:35
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[UK] Smoker's legs nearly blown off by exploding e-cigarette

Medics thought David Aspinall, 48, had been the victim of a gun attack after the e-cigarette blew up and sent shards of metal tearing into his limbs
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:55
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[Malaysia] E-cigarette explodes, killing smoker

a 53-year-old van driver died from an explosion after his electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) device suddenly blew up at Bintulu Tamu (Market) yesterday. The victim, who was only identified only as ‘Lau’ (at press-time), was walking with a friend to a co
Borneo Post (my)
added Oct 6, 2014 18:03
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Poisoning Cases Related to E-Cigarettes Keep Spiraling Upward

In comments filed with the Food and Drug Administration in August, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and 23 other public health and medical organizations urged the agency to require child safety packaging (PDF). “The unregulated sale of electronic cigar
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:22
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[France, UK, Oklahoma] VIDEO. Explosions, intoxications, incendies: Les accidents de cigarettes électroniques se multiplient [VIDEO. Explosions, poisonings, fires: Accidents from Electronic cigarettes are increasing]

The vapotage could have done such bad publicity stunts ... Another victim of electronic cigarette. Marie-Claude was burned by 5 cm at the thigh to the third degree, because, she said, the explosion of the battery from its electronic cigarette in his poc
20 Minutes France (fr)
added Sep 20, 2014 13:19
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[Washington] E-cigarettes spark increase in state's nicotine poisoning cases

The total number of calls to the center about e-cigarettes is up 600 percent compared with recent years. There’s also a staggering increase in the number of kids exposed to serious levels of nicotine.
KOMO TV Ch. 4 ABC/KOMO Radio 1000 (Seattle, WA)
added Sep 18, 2014 15:20
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