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Navy Suspends Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) on Ships, Subs, Aircraft

The prohibition applies to Sailors, Marines, Military Sealift Command civilians and any personnel working on or visiting those units. The Fleet commanders implemented this policy to protect the safety and welfare of Sailors and to protect the ships, su
added Apr 14, 2017 22:45
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Navy banning e-cigarettes from ships and aircraft over exploding battery concerns

The Navy is banning electronic cigarettes and vaporizers from its aircraft, ships and submarines after receiving multiple reports of the devices' batteries exploding, catching fire and injuring sailors, it announced Friday. The malfunctioning devices ha
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Apr 14, 2017 22:44
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[Nevada] Authorities: Man badly burned by e-cigarette battery

A man is in the hospital after he was badly burned inside an airport by his e-cigarette, authorities believe. Scott Hildreth and his wife Jessica were minutes away from boarding their plane Sunday when the man says something in his pocket exploded. His
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:55

[Florida, Nevada] Naples man injured by possible e-cig explosion

Hildreth is a Las Vegas burn unit, barely able to move. He should be home in Florida with his kids. Over the weekend his life changed in an instant. "To turn around and see that happening is your worst nightmare... There's nothing that can prepare yours
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Apr 17, 2017 17:33

[Arizona] EXPERT: Mishandling electronic cigarettes makes them more prone to explosions

a spokesperson for Butt Out, a store that sells vaporizer products in Tempe, said explosions are typically due to “user error.” Manager Eli Kaczka e-cigarette batteries can catch fire if they’re mishandled. He explained that the shop warns all of its cus
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Apr 17, 2017 14:19

One Year Later E-Cigarette Victim Still Treating Burns

E-cigarette explosions not only cause devastating thermal burns, but also chemical burns from the lithium batteries. The chemicals sometimes damage multiple layers of the skin because they continue to “burn” long after skin exposure. Becker suffered thir
National Law Review
added Apr 12, 2017 20:42

[Georgia] Dude Sues Over Getting Hit With A Skateboard During HELLYEAH At Mayhem Fest

Dugas was struck in the back of the head with one of the skateboards given out by the anti-smoking group Truth and "became dazed and confused upon being hit in the head and went in and out of consciousness," according to the lawsuit reported in the Atlant
Metal Injection
added Apr 12, 2017 20:35


If you were seriously burned by an exploding e-cigarette (also, personal vaporizer or “vape”), you may have a claim against the manufacturers of the vape device and battery, and possibly others. This means you can sue for money damages, which should incl
Pritzker Hageman, P.A.
added Apr 12, 2017 14:55

[New York] EXCLUSIVE: Queens man badly burned in e-cigarette explosion files suit against manufacturers

It’s been four months after Otis Gooding’s Wismec Reuleaux RC200 vape instrument blew up while he was at work at the Central Cellar wine shop in Grand Central...Gooding’s attorney Sanford Rubenstein filed a lawsuit in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Wednesday
New York Daily News
added Apr 12, 2017 14:51

[Iran, Mid-east] VIDEO: This is why you should quit smoking! Shocking moment footpath EXPLODES in man's face after he throws cigarette butt down an underground sewer

A man has miraculously escaped death after throwing a cigarette butt down a sewer (pictured) only for it to cause an enormous explosion that sent him flying backwards in Tehran, Iran
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2017 14:37
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