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[UK] Vaper, 40, 'nearly died' when he inhaled the end of his e-cigarette and needed SURGERY to remove the nozzle from his lung

Luckily, he was able to keep breathing through the hole in the middle of it, but it made a whistling noise and could have killed him if it slipped, he was told. Working alone as the assistant manager at a betting shop, Mr O'Brien called an ambulance and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 11, 2018 17:31
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[North Carolina] Tobacco losses a ‘catastrophe’

WILSON — Hurricane Florence has destroyed an estimated 100 million to 150 million pounds of the year’s tobacco crop. “Devastating is a good word to use for it,” said Kenneth Kelly, owner of Horizon Ltd., a tobacco warehouse in Wilson that receives tobac
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Oct 9, 2018 19:28
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Study: E-Cigarette Injuries Drastically Underestimated

between 2015 and 2017 an estimated 2,035 e-cigarette explosion and burn injuries presented to U.S. hospitals. That is more than 40 times the number of injuries reported by the FDA from 2009 to 2015, and 15 times higher than the number of injuries report
MedPage Today
added Oct 6, 2018 13:24
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[UK] VIDEO: Police remove woman from an easyJet flight to Liverpool after she 'put the whole plane in danger' by smoking in the toilet

Fellow flyers alerted cabin crew to the woman's 'erratic' behaviour as she flew from Naples to Liverpool. After reports of strange actions in her seat the woman was then found to be smoking in one of the toilets, the pilot said.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:18
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Study: Federal Agencies underestimate e-cigarette explosion and burn injuries

according to a new George Mason University study. These injuries were thought to occur rarely, however there is no national surveillance system to monitor e-cigarette caused explosion and burn injuries. A new report published in Tobacco Control found tha
News-Medical.net
added Oct 5, 2018 19:54
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[North Carolina] Carolinas farms could take billions in losses from Florence

About 40 percent of the tobacco crop remained in the field when Florence arrived, Boyd said, with the highest-quality leaves yet to be harvested. Leaves began "melting on the stalk" — disintegrating when sunny skies followed heavy rains and standing wate
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 21, 2018 22:10
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[North Carolina] Florence: Wading the miles in Fayetteville for love and cigarettes

Patrick Wolvin waded out in search of cigarettes. "My wife's sitting on the porch with a shotgun right now," he said. "Have you ever seen a woman who smokes when she's out of cigarettes?" Compared to that, Hurricane Florence and its aftermath never sto
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Sep 19, 2018 20:04
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[North Carolina] The Latest: Court ordered transfer of patients who drowned

it looks like damage to tobacco fields and barns could be the most costly. The Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina estimates 100 million to 125 million pounds (45 to 57 million kilograms) of tobacco leaf could be damaged by flooding, winds and
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Sep 19, 2018 19:55
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[North Carolina] Florence Floods Crop Fields, Washing Away Tobacco and Cotton

Some of the counties harder hit by Florence are located on the southern end of North Carolina’s largest tobacco growing region, said Matthew Vann, assistant professor and tobacco extension specialist at North Carolina State University. Other large tobacc
Bloomberg News
added Sep 18, 2018 03:48
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Electronic cigarette explosion and burn injuries, US Emergency Departments 2015–2017

There are more e-cigarette explosion and burn injuries in the USA than estimated in the past reports. Improved surveillance of e-cigarette injuries and regulation of e-cigarette devices is urgently needed. NEISS could be a valuable resource for e-cigarett
Tobacco Control
added Oct 3, 2018 18:50
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