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[UK-Wales] The e-cigarettes recalled by Argos and Sainsbury's because they could catch fire

Batches of e-cigarettes sold by high street retailers have been recalled by the over fears they could catch fire. The Vype device was on sale at stores including Argos and Sainsbury's . The items are being recalled because manufacturers have discovere
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Aug 8, 2018 01:48
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[UK] Fire chiefs issue safety advice after suspected vape battery blaze at Sunderland family's home

Fire chiefs have today issued safety advice after a family escaped a blaze at their home which is thought to have been caused by a vape battery. Robert Allan, wife Kirsty and children Jack and Lilly-Rose were in bed at their home in North View, South Hyl
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Aug 7, 2018 17:00
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[New York] LETTER: E-cigarettes are really not better

Our efforts should include educating youth about the harms of products like electronic delivery systems, and how the tobacco industry uses manipulative marketing tactics to get people to use them. Public Health Solutions has programs like NYC Smoke-Free
Riverdale (NY) Press
added Aug 7, 2018 17:59
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UK heatwave sees golf courses ban smoking while playing

St Enodoc Golf Club in Cornwall banned smoking after a small fire caused by a cigarette on dry grass Hundreds of golf clubs have banned smoking in an "unprecedented" move to reduce the risk of fires starting on dried out courses.
BBC Online
added Aug 6, 2018 22:32
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[Washington] Cigarettes spark wildfire concerns

some drivers are still adding to the danger by tossing lit cigarettes out their car windows. The careless act has other drivers in Spokane fuming. Some have posted photos to local Facebook groups to publicly shame careless smokers.
KXLY News 4 (Spokane, WA)
added Aug 8, 2018 20:03
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[UK] Vape, don’t smoke, warn Brigade after fire at flat

Fire investigators believe a bed ignited when smoking materials, such as a cigarette or match, were carelessly disposed of. A London Fire Brigade spokesman said: “We would rather people didn’t smoke at all but if they do, vaping is a safer option.
Islington Tribune (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:29
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[Asia, China] Chinese tobacco regulators call for ban on e-cigarettes

"We are currently calling for relevant departments to look into regulation for standardized control on e-cigarettes and prohibit its public use like tobacco," says Zhang Jianshu, president of the Beijing Tobacco Control Association. Currently there’re n
CGTN America (China Global Television Network)
added Aug 3, 2018 21:51
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[UK] URGENT RECALL Vype e-cigarettes sold at Sainsbury’s recalled over fears they could catch fire

VYPE e-cigarettes sold at Sainsbury's have been recalled over fears they could catch fire. The safety notice was issued after "a small number of consumers" reported having problems with their Vype eTank Pro devices and brought it to the manufacturer's a
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:38
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[UK] Vype e-cigarettes sold at Sainsbury's have been recalled over fears they could catch on fire

In a statement released by the company, 'a small number of consumers' reported concerns with their Vype eTank Pro devices. Vype is asking any customers who bought the device, which sold for £24.99, to return it for a replacement.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:37
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[Denmark, Europe, Sweden] Danish festival to allow smoking despite dry conditions

Smukfest festival, which is located in a beech forest near Danish town Skanderborg, is to allow smoking...“We are extremely focused on the drought but we have chosen a different option to a (smoking) ban... a very high number of ashtrays and we will be co
The Local (dk)
added Jul 27, 2018 19:30
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