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Electronic cigarette explosion and burn injuries, US Emergency Departments 2015–2017

There are more e-cigarette explosion and burn injuries in the USA than estimated in the past reports. Improved surveillance of e-cigarette injuries and regulation of e-cigarette devices is urgently needed. NEISS could be a valuable resource for e-cigaret
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2018 11:42
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[California] VIDEO: Video Shows Moment E-Cigarette Explodes Inside Man's Pocket

A man shopping for a television in Anaheim is burned when an e-cigarette explodes inside his pocket. The entire encounter is caught on surveillance video, and the manager of the store tells NBC4 the story. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018)
NBCNew York.com
added Aug 29, 2018 22:16
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[Washington] Cigarettes spark wildfire concerns

some drivers are still adding to the danger by tossing lit cigarettes out their car windows. The careless act has other drivers in Spokane fuming. Some have posted photos to local Facebook groups to publicly shame careless smokers.
KXLY News 4 (Spokane, WA)
added Aug 8, 2018 20:03
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[Asia, China] Chinese tobacco regulators call for ban on e-cigarettes

"We are currently calling for relevant departments to look into regulation for standardized control on e-cigarettes and prohibit its public use like tobacco," says Zhang Jianshu, president of the Beijing Tobacco Control Association. Currently there’re n
CGTN America (China Global Television Network)
added Aug 3, 2018 21:51
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[UK] URGENT RECALL Vype e-cigarettes sold at Sainsbury’s recalled over fears they could catch fire

VYPE e-cigarettes sold at Sainsbury's have been recalled over fears they could catch fire. The safety notice was issued after "a small number of consumers" reported having problems with their Vype eTank Pro devices and brought it to the manufacturer's a
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:38
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[Ohio] Semi carrying 30K pounds of cigarettes flips on U.S. 35 in Greene County

The driver of a semi-truck that was carrying 30,000 pounds of cigarettes fell asleep behind the wheel causing a rollover crash to occur on U.S. 35 in Greene County Wednesday morning.
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:18
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[New Zealand] Vaping industry rejects child nicotine juice poisoning concerns

while researchers knew what was in cigarettes, the same could not always be said for their R18 vaping counterparts, which are legal to buy under the Smoke-free Environments Act. That unknown, coupled with the bright juice and enticing packaging, was conc
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 8, 2018 15:20
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[UK] How likely is your e-cigarette to explode?

In the UK, e-cigarettes have caused burns and fires, yet these cases are rare. Experts say the man who died was using a particular kind of vape pen, known as a mechanical mod, which is not that common in the UK.
BBC Online
added May 21, 2018 14:55
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[Louisiana] Fire at Burbank Drive Popeyes started with 'smoking materials' disposed in landscaping

A fire that burned through the wall of a popular Baton Rouge Popeyes restaurant Friday evening started outside and burned through a wall, according to a release. The fire, which was first reported at 9:55 p.m. and under control by 10:26 p.m., occurred
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added May 12, 2018 22:18
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E-Cigarette Brand's 2.6M Power Units Being Recalled

R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co. has issued a nationwide safety recall of all Vuse Vibe power units after consumer reports that batteries malfunctioned and caused the units to overheat and create a fire risk. No injuries have been reported.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 14, 2018 21:00
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