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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Exploding e-cigarettes is growing problem

The focus, to this point, has been primarily the health effects of inhaling the chemicals. Taking steps to protect people from the devices exploding must take place immediately.
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Jun 13, 2016 22:07
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[New York] Small Relics of a Colossal Disaster

The causes of the fire aboard the General Slocum...remain murky, but contemporary accounts seem to agree that it began with a lit cigarette or a match igniting straw in a storage room... The New-York Historical Society currently houses more than 20 artif
New York Times
added Jun 11, 2016 15:33
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[California] Back in the saddle! Lady Gaga wears large hat and cowboy boots and puffs on a cigarette as she rides her horse in Malibu

Smoke break: The singer was spotted puffing on a cigarette as they rode in the hills above Malibu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 10, 2016 21:47
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[California] Blinded in One Eye by an Exploding Vape

An e-cigarette exploded and tore through a man's eye, smashed two cheekbones and then set a fire, the man, now blind in one eye, claims in a lawsuit against vaping retailers and distributors. Joseph Cavins and his wife of 32 years say injuries from v
Courthouse News
added Jun 10, 2016 01:40
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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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
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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
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