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[UK] Electric shock risk forces e-cigarette charger recall

Nu Mark has urged buyers to stop using the Green Smoke A/C D/C wall adaptor immediately after it discovered that the plastic housing of the adapter may break and expose internal parts, posing a potential electrical shock hazard.
West Sussex Today (uk)
added Jun 3, 2016 14:51

[UK] Family escapes massive house fire after 15-year-old boy's e-cigarette exploded as it charged next to his bed overnight

A family of four are ‘lucky to be alive’ after a 15-year-old boy’s e-cigarette charger set fire to his bed. Nathan Holt had left the device charging overnight at his £115,000 terraced family home in Bolton, Greater Manchester, when he awoke at 2.30am on
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 16, 2016 19:43

[Asia, India] 'Smoker' patient burnt to death in hospital store fire

A freak fire in the storeroom of the government-run tuberculosis hospital in this Rajasthan holy town burnt to death a patient on Thursday morning, sparking suspicion that the semi-sedated man was secretly smoking inside.
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 12, 2016 19:58

[New York] Chuck Schumer wants to get rid of your e-cigarettes

Schumer called electronic cigarettes “ticking time bombs” on Sunday, as he urged the Food and Drug Administration to use its new authority to probe — and possibly recall — the devices.
New York Post
added May 9, 2016 14:58

E-Cigarette Poisonings Skyrocket Among Young Kids: Study

Calls to poison control centers about young children's exposure to e-cigarettes have skyrocketed in recent years, new research shows. And those kids who are exposed seem to suffer worse health effects than those exposed to traditional cigarettes, the stu
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 9, 2016 14:38

New Rule Gives FDA Tighter Grip on Tobacco, Says American Heart Association

The American Heart Association has fervently urged the FDA to crack down on the industry’s efforts to target children. We call on the FDA to go beyond its action today and take stronger steps to prevent manufacturers and retailers from using marketing an
American Heart Association (AHA)
added May 8, 2016 15:00

[New York] VIDEO: Teen Badly Injured When Vape Pen Explodes At Brooklyn Mall

“They don’t ask him for any ID, nothing, and they’re showing him different kinds of products and there are no signs up that reflect state and city law. It’s illegal to sell these products to anyone under the age of 21,” he said. The kiosk now has a sign
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Apr 19, 2016 16:48

[UK] Fake cigarettes seized in Derbyshire could kill in 'minutes'

could spark tragic fires, warn city trading standards experts. The illicit packs, made in China or Eastern Europe, also contain levels of lead and cadmium up to seven times higher than normal.
Burton Mail (uk)
added Mar 28, 2016 17:20

[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Child-resistant packaging required for e-cigarette liquids

New regulations requiring child-resistant packaging for liquids and gels used in electronic cigarettes will soon take effect in Massachusetts. The new restrictions are intended to address concerns that children may swallow the liquids or gels, which cont
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Mar 14, 2016 19:27

[UK] More than 200 smoking-related fires in last five years

MORE than 200 house fires in Cheshire have been caused by smoking over the last five years according to new figures. The figures, released by Cheshire Fire to coincide with today’s No Smoking Day, show that between March 2011 and February 2016 there were
Warrington Guardian (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 18:52
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