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[Florida] Woman severely burned in e-cigarette explosion

A woman suffered first and second degree burns on her face, neck, and hands when she says her e-cigarette exploded in her face Thursday night. Cassandra Koziol, 30, says she was in her car outside her home on Hickory Wood Drive using her e-cigarette when
WINK-TV Channel 5 (Ft. Myers, FL)
added Mar 5, 2016 00:04

[Colorado] 'Sparks started flying out of my pocket': Teen suffers horrific third-degree burns after e-cigarette explodes in his pants

A Colorado teenager was left with horrific burns to his leg after he says his electronic cigarette spontaneously exploded in his pant pocket. 'Seeing your whole leg pussed out and all black, it doesn't make you feel too good about yourself,' 17-year-old
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 29, 2016 20:49

[Virginia] VIDEO: Discarded cigarette blamed for Chesterfield's deadliest fire on record

A discarded cigarette sparked the deadliest fire on record in Chesterfield County and one of the worst in modern Virginia history, fire officials say. Fire marshals determined after an extensive investigation that a cigarette discarded in the attached ga
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 25, 2016 04:42

[UK] Warning to e-cig users following battery explosions

Every vaping company now has to release battery information with all purchases- this gives consumers an understanding of how to properly use and store the equipment. A major issue, according to the Local Government Association (LGA), is that some batter
Ashford Herald (uk)
added Feb 23, 2016 15:41

[Washington] Seattle's Harborview Medical Center sees gruesome injuries from e-cigarettes

Burn and trauma experts at Harborview Medical Center say Pickett is one of four young people since October treated for gruesome injuries caused by exploding e-cigarettes. National fire experts say the Harborview cases are part of a small but disturbing
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Feb 21, 2016 17:19

New regs for Monday: Pajamas, cigarette lighters, mortgages

Cigarette lighters: The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is reviewing the safety standards for disposable and novelty cigarette lighters. The CPSC issued an information collection request Friday that would allow it to examine the current stand
The Hill
added Feb 19, 2016 21:26

[China, New Hampshire] VIDEO: Moltonborough man sues maker, vendor of faulty e-cigarette

McGrath Law Firm of Concord filed a lawsuit against Shenzen Kanger Technology Co., the Chinese company that made the cigarette, and Smokers Haven in Laconia, where Gilson bought the device. “The public needs to be aware about the possible dangers involve
WMUR-TV Ch. 9 (Manchester, NH)
added Feb 12, 2016 21:35

[Montana] E-cigarette explodes, leaves man with burns

Yarbrough says an e-cigarette exploded in his pocket. At the time, he was trying to kick the vaping habit. "I'll tell you this much. Nothing like having it explode in your pocket is a good way to encourage you to stop." Yarbrough and some other FOX Ca
KXLF Z7 (Butte, MT)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:41

[Oklahoma] BA Student's E-Cigarette Catches Backpack On Fire, Building Evacuated

Broken Arrow High School officials have confirmed there was an evacuation of the vocational agriculture building on Friday after a student’s backpack caught fire. A spokesperson says the student had an e-cigarette in his backpack and it malfunctioned.
KOTV Channel 6 (Tulsa, OK)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:41

CPSC May Get New Authority Over Liquid Nicotine Containers for E-Cigarettes

the agency distinctly does not have authority over tobacco or tobacco products. This arguably wasn’t always the case. Early on, the American Public Health Association petitioned the CPSC to regulate cigarettes containing more than 21 mg of tar. When the C
National Law Review
added Jan 30, 2016 20:59
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