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[Asia, Mid-east] Don’t be fooled by e-cigarettes, warn UAE doctors

Viral videos show e-cigarettes exploding in users' pockets and hands, often causing severe disfigurement, but doctors warn that vaping may also cause cancer and heart disease due to deadly chemicals that users inhale. Dr Georgey Koshy, Chief Medical Off
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Apr 22, 2017 22:27
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[Mid-east] Don’t be fooled by e-cigarettes, warn UAE doctors

Doctors in the UAE are urging e-cigarette users to be aware of the health risks from the practice of vaping and say e-cigarettes are just as harmful as smoking tobacco. Millions of cigarette smokers around the world, including in the UAE, want to kick th
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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[California] Hunter Urges Navy To Reconsider Ban On Vaping, E-Cigarettes

GOP California Rep. Duncan Hunter... has written a letter to the Navy, urging the service to reconsider its suspension of vaping and e-cigarettes...“Given the reduced health risks vaping represents compared to tobacco products, I would like to better und
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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[Texas] Man files suit in Travis saying e-cigarette exploded in his pocket

The lawsuit alleges that the battery was defectively designed and manufactured, and that it lacked warnings to alert users to potential dangers. “Mr. Bonestele suffered an injury that he could never have imagined in civilian life,” his attorney, Randy S
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Apr 18, 2017 14:24
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[Texas] Man files lawsuit in Travis court over burns from e-cigarette battery

Bonestele is seeking more than $1 million, according to the lawsuit, which names LG, Inc. as one of three defendants along with Great Vapes, LLC., and Lightfire Group, LLC. The lawsuit says Bonestele bought the battery from Great Vapes, an e-cigarette re
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Apr 18, 2017 14:24
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Ballistic trauma from an exploding electronic cigarette: Case report [FREE FULL TEXT]

•This is the first ballistic injury from an electronic cigarette in which the device was embedded into the patient, necessitating surgical removal.... it stands to reason that maxillofacial blast injuries from electronic cigarettes will increase in frequ
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cases
added Apr 22, 2017 23:44
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[Texas] Man files lawsuit in Travis court over burns from e-cigarette battery

Bonestele is seeking more than $1 million, according to the lawsuit, which names LG, Inc. as one of three defendants along with Great Vapes, LLC., and Lightfire Group, LLC. The lawsuit says Bonestele bought the battery from Great Vapes, an e-cigarette re
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Apr 19, 2017 17:21
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[UK] Smoking fire safety takes centre stage

This April, firefighters are focusing on raising awareness of the dangers of smoking at home, urging anyone who smokes to take extra care to avoid a potential fire. Fires started by smoking materials, such as cigarettes, lighters and e-cigarettes, are s
West Sussex County Council
added Apr 18, 2017 13:42
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[Canada] Fire hazards, secondhand smoke main concerns for Nova Scotia landlords under marijuana legalization

Russell said that after legalization, recreational marijuana users should take some precautions to minimize the effect on other people. “If they're going to smoke, they can ensure that something is put under their doors to prevent it from going into the
Metro (ca)
added Apr 17, 2017 22:21
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[UK] British prisoners smoking improvised roll-ups spark fire concerns

Guidance has been issued to the governors of UK prisons as inmates find imaginative alternatives to cigarettes in their newly smoke-free environments. According to reports on Monday, as well as fashioning improvised cigarettes, in some cases inmates caus
IBTimes (uk)
added Apr 17, 2017 19:16
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