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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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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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[Colorado] E-Cigarette Starts Fire/Panic at Airport

Fire investigators determined the device’s exposed battery came in contact with combustible materials in the bag and ignited—in the middle of a crowded airport terminal. That fire could instead started on the plane where panic, and the possibility of tox
National Law Review
added Mar 30, 2018 16:04
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The Emerging Method of Suicide by Electronic Cigarette Liquid: a Case Report

We present case reports of two patients with cardiac arrest resulting from the ingestion of EC liquid with an attempt to commit suicide.
Journal of Korean Medical Science (JKMS) (kr)
added Mar 9, 2018 21:14
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[New York] Webster vape shop sued over exploding e-cig battery

Owen Atkisson, 21, claimed in his complaint that he sustained “severe and painful burns” when the lithium-ion battery in his Smoke-E Mountain-brand vaporizer suddenly blew up while he was using the product on Oct. 16, 2015. The battery in question was t
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Jan 17, 2018 09:12
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Listing of Ingredients in Tobacco Products

Note: FDA extended some compliance deadlines for ingredient listing requirements by six months for manufacturers and importers of newly-deemed tobacco products in certain natural disaster areas.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 7, 2017 19:55
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[UK] The Unique Explosion Dangers of E-Cigarettes

According to a FEMA and U.S. Fire Authority report on e-cigarette explosions released in July 2017, the “combination of an electronic cigarette with a lithium-ion is a new and unique hazard” in the U.S. The FEMA report which evaluated e-cigarette explos
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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No guns, no smoking: Storm shelter Texas-style

No guns, no pets, no smoking: these are the rules at the Red Cross shelter in Winnie, Texas. Yet as super storm Harvey forces more and more Americans to flee their homes, few are complaining.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 30, 2017 01:44
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