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[China] Vehicle ploughs into pedestrians in Shanghai, injuring 18

Investigations showed the fire was caused by a 40-year-old driver who was smoking a cigarette inside the vehicle while illegally transporting highly flammable substances... Another image appeared to show the driver smoking a cigarette inside his vehicle b
Reuters
added Feb 2, 2018 17:48
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[China] Van strikes people in Shanghai crash police say was accident

A driver who was smoking while transporting gas tanks lost control of his minivan and plowed into pedestrians in downtown Shanghai on Friday, sending 18 people to hospitals for treatment, local authorities reported.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 2, 2018 17:03
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[North Carolina] Army warns of ‘emerging public health threat’

Army medical leaders said Tuesday that a rash of North Carolina troops being hospitalized for serious medical issues believed to have been caused by vaping oils is a priority. The remarks come one day after the U.S. Army Public Health Center issued a pu
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Jan 31, 2018 16:58
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[Canada] 14-year-old Delta baseball player dies after falling while vaping nicotine

Kyle Losse, 14, was at home with family Sunday afternoon when he suddenly fainted. His stepmom Niki Losse said the family heard a loud noise from the bathroom. They found the teen on the floor with a vape pen or e-cigarette beside him.
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jan 25, 2018 22:07
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Man Injured By Exploding Vaporizer Files Suit In New York State Court ($$)

A man who was injured after his vaporizer exploded while he was using it filed suit Jan. 5 in a New York state court against the store that sold the vaporizer to him, claiming that the store should have known the product was defective and that there was a
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 26, 2018 00:50
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Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF) (613pp)

Given how rapidly the e-cigarette product marketplace and user population are changing, there will undoubtedly be many new issues that are currently unknown and will require careful surveillance and scientific scrutiny. The approaches taken by the committ
National Academies Press
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45
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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine releases FDA-commissioned report on the potential public health consequences of e-cigarettes

The FDA continues to invest in research in many of the areas identified in the NASEM report to assess whether certain tobacco products are, in fact, less harmful and/or potential tools for helping smokers quit cigarettes, as well as understand the impact
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 24, 2018 02:34
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[UK] Exeter city centre flat fire prompts warning about smoking in the home

Exeter Express & Echo (uk)
added Jan 19, 2018 21:10
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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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[California] Santee City Council ending smoking on trails in the city

The City Council on Wednesday said it is prohibiting cigarettes, electronic cigarettes and vaping devices on trails within Santee city limits. Marijuana is already prohibited on city property. The council agreed that keeping the trails clean and safe a
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jan 14, 2018 03:15
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