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Alarming increase in electronic nicotine delivery systems-related burn injuries: A serious unregulated public health issue

thigh and genital areas were the most commonly affected areas of the body. The area of burns averaged 4.1% total body surface area (TBSA) with a range of 1% to 9%. The most common treatment for these patients was debridement/wound care (64%). Almost half
American Journal of Emergency Medicine
added May 31, 2017 17:14
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[New Jersey] Congressman wants action on battery fires, explosions

Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-N.J.) says the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should do something about it. In a letter to the heads of each agency, Pallone is asking for a briefing to find out what, if anythi
Consumer Affairs
added May 27, 2017 14:29
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[Missouri] Family of paralyzed grandmother ‘left burning to death by care workers who wheeled her outside to smoke’ demand answers from nursing home officials

Relatives of a nursing home patient who suffered fatal burns while smoking a cigarette are questioning how long she was left unattended and whether proper procedures were followed before and after she caught fire. Donna Chapman, 83, died Monday after su
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2017 21:26
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[Missouri] St. Charles nursing home patient dies after catching fire while smoking in her wheelchair

Relatives of a nursing home patient who suffered fatal burns while smoking a cigarette are questioning how long she was left unattended and whether proper procedures were followed before and after she caught fire. Donna Chapman, 83, died Monday after suf
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 19, 2017 14:52
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[Canada] Vancouverites can now be fined $500 for improperly discarding cigarettes

From now on, Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services says a fine of $500 can be levied against anyone who discards burning material that creates a hazardous situation. Anyone tossing cigarettes or other burning material onto grass, vegetation or debris can be
GlobalTV (ca)
added May 19, 2017 15:05
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[New Jersey] Vaporizer explodes in vaper's face in Manchester

A vaporizer blew up in a 21-year-old man's face and set a bedroom on fire Tuesday evening, police said. Police first got word of "a small explosion and structure fire" on New Brunswick Avenue shortly before 7:20 p.m., according to a prepared statement fr
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added May 18, 2017 01:11
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[UK] E-CIG CARNAGE IT worker, 32, shows horror injuries after her e-cig battery EXPLODED in her pocket while she was driving at 70mph

The Sun (uk)
added May 17, 2017 03:33
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[UK] 80 flee from top floor of Vauxhall tower block

More than 80 people had to flee and seven had to be led to safety when a fire started near the top floor of a tower block....The fire is believed to have been accidentally caused after smoking materials came into contact with a mattress and bedding.
London News Online (uk)
added May 17, 2017 15:37
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[Pennsylvania] Smoking woman who sprayed GAS on customer who told her to stub out her cigarette is jailed for up to six years

Police say Meshoppen resident Kimberly Brinton, 51, was pumping gas with a lit cigarette at Mehoopany Dandy Mart when Tami Donovan told her to put it out.... Brinton pleaded guilty Tuesday to risking a catastrophe
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 13, 2017 01:44
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[Illinois] Glen Oak Towers Fire Death Result of Lit Cigarette

A man who died in the fire last month at Glen Oak Tower in Peoria was asleep, when a lit cigarette incinerated his couch and the rest of his one-bedroom apartment... the entire 12th floor is undergoing renovation.
WCBU - Peoria (IL) Public Radio
added May 11, 2017 20:02
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