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[Florida] Police investigating if St. Pete man died after vaping pen exploded in his face

A man died in a Historic Old Northeast house fire that may have been caused by a vape pen explosion, authorities said Saturday. Fire Rescue was called to a home early Saturday on the 300 block of 19th Avenue NE after they got a call that a home was on fi
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added May 7, 2018 16:59
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[Florida] VIDEO: Police believe St. Petersburg man died after e-cigarette explodes, starts fire

The call came in at around 9:45 a.m. about a fire, but when firefighters got to the home in the 300 block of 19th Avenue NE, they found the body of 38-year-old Tallmadge D'Elia. Fire Rescue Lt. Steven Lawrence said investigators believe D'Elia was using
WGRZ-TV NBC CHANNEL 2 (Buffalo, NY)
added May 7, 2018 16:57
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[District of Columbia] FDA lets vaping flourish as it eyes crackdown on cigarettes

At the E-Cigarette Summit, a conference on regulatory and public health developments held in D.C. this week, Mitch Zeller..."If we are being bold enough to envision a world where cigarettes are no longer capable of creating or sustaining addiction, but t
The Hill
added May 3, 2018 20:05
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[Virginia] Cigarettes Started 2 Fires in Fairfax County That Displaced 100 Seniors, Burned Bank: Officials

Two major fires in Fairfax County, Virginia, on Wednesday were sparked by people who improperly discarded their cigarettes, officials say. The fire that sent seniors scrambling from their apartments in a senior living community in Centreville was spark
NBCWashington.com
added May 3, 2018 19:22
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Safety of electronic cigarettes

The safety of electronic cigarettes is uncertain. There is little data about their safety, and considerable variability among e-cigarettes and in their liquid ingredients and thus the contents of the aerosol delivered to the user. Reviews on the safety of
Wikipedia
added May 7, 2018 18:36
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U.S. clamps down on kid-friendly packaging for e-cigarette liquids

“It takes a very small amount of these e-liquids, in some cases less than half a teaspoon ... to (have) a fatal effect for a kid and even less than that to make them very, very sick,” an agency executive said on a call with reporters. The FDA cited exa
Reuters
added May 9, 2018 14:05
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FDA, FTC Say E-Cig Liquids Can't Resemble Children’s Foods ($$)

warned 13 e-cigarette companies that their e-liquids closely resemble children's food such as apple juice and candies, in violation of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Companies including Drip More LLC, 7 Daze LLC and Elite Vaporworks are packagi
Law360
added May 6, 2018 18:07
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Feds crack down on e-liquid packaging that looks like candy, juice boxes

Federal regulators warned more than a dozen manufacturers, distributors and retailers Tuesday that they are endangering children by marketing e-cigarette liquids to resemble kid-friendly products such as juice boxes, candy and whipped cream. The Food an
Washington Post
added May 1, 2018 20:43
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US warns liquid nicotine packets resemble juice boxes

[FDA] said the packaging practice is illegal for vaping formulas and could lead to poisoning if children mistakenly drink the liquids, which are intended for use with e-cigarettes and vaping devices. Exposure to nicotine, even in small amounts, can cause
AP - Associated Press
added May 1, 2018 20:29
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FDA, FTC take action against companies misleading kids with e-liquids that resemble children’s juice boxes, candies and cookies

issued 13 warning letters to manufacturers, distributors, and retailers for selling e-liquids used in e-cigarettes with labeling and/or advertising that cause them to resemble kid-friendly food products, such as juice boxes, candy or cookies, some of them
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 1, 2018 20:10
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