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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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[North Dakota] VIDEO: Wahpeton woman will face two years in prison after her cigarette started apartment fire

for starting a fire that forced more than 30 people from an apartment building... Yolanda Thinn allegedly told investigators she fell asleep while smoking a cigarette and set a mattress on fire. Thinn pleaded guilty in April to reckless endangerment.
 WDAY TV & Radio (Fargo, ND)
added Jul 17, 2016 02:50
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[Argentina, Latin America] 'This guy is unbelievable' Plane delays landing after pilot spots man smoking on RUNWAY

The runway fiend has since been identified as a 45-year-old passenger who needed to take an urgent flight to Buenos Aires. The man said he lit the cigarette to tackle his frustration, as the flight was full and and he was unable to purchase a ticket.
The [London, UK] Express
added Jul 13, 2016 18:56
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