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E-cigarette batteries exploding in user's pockets

Experts say it can happen to almost anyone. In fact, according to the U.S. Fire Administration, many e-cigarette explosion happen while in the user’s pocket and there’s often no warning at all. Experts say to keep the batteries in their own packaging an
KGNS-TV (Laredo, TX)
added Jun 20, 2018 14:37
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[UK] Cigarette smoking hit and run driver knocks over two elderly women at a bus stop by reversing into them with a SCOOTER

A cigarette smoking hit and run driver runs over two elderly women at a bus stop The man, driving an assisted mobility scooter, then drives off of unperturbed Stunned passersby rush to help the stricken women laying sprawled on the floor Both women are
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 18, 2018 23:58
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[New Zealand] Vaping industry rejects child nicotine juice poisoning concerns

while researchers knew what was in cigarettes, the same could not always be said for their R18 vaping counterparts, which are legal to buy under the Smoke-free Environments Act. That unknown, coupled with the bright juice and enticing packaging, was conc
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 8, 2018 15:20
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[Michigan] Exploding E-Cigarette Causes ‘Significant Injury’ to Woman’s Face

Winnebago County Sheriff’s Lt. Pete DalPra said the woman took the e-cigarette to the vape shop Monday because it had been malfunctioning. After the battery was charged, she put it in her mouth and began to puff on it when it exploded, causing a “severe
WWJ 950 (Detroit, MI)
added Jun 7, 2018 16:40
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Groups call for government regulation of e-cigarettes

Factasia.org, an international consumer welfare-advocacy group, called for a stringent measure on the manufacture, sale, and distribution of e-cigarettes and vaping juice, as it reiterated its position against the banning of e-cigarettes. Mitchell said
Business Mirror (ph)
added May 30, 2018 20:00
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[New York] Cigarette sparked Upper West Side blaze that killed man in wheelchair

FDNY fire marshals determined that smoking sparked the fire that broke out at about 4:30 p.m. Monday in Robert Gutierrez's bedroom on W. 105th St. near Amsterdam Ave. The fire has been deemed accidental. Gutierrez's room didn't have a smoke alarm but th
New York Daily News
added Jun 2, 2018 10:39
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[UK] Warning over grass fire dangers after two incidents in Bacup

A WARNING has been issued by firefighters after two large grass fires over the weekend. ..."The fire service would urge people to take extra care at this time of year with regard to cigarettes and smoking materials. "There is an abundance of dead, dry gr
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added May 22, 2018 15:16
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[UK, Florida] How likely is your e-cigarette to explode?

In the UK, e-cigarettes have caused burns and fires, yet these cases are rare. Experts say the man who died was using a particular kind of vape pen, known as a mechanical mod, which is not that common in the UK.
BBC Online
added Jun 20, 2018 14:38
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[UK] How likely is your e-cigarette to explode?

In the UK, e-cigarettes have caused burns and fires, yet these cases are rare. Experts say the man who died was using a particular kind of vape pen, known as a mechanical mod, which is not that common in the UK.
BBC Online
added May 21, 2018 14:55
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Florida officials probe cause of fatal vape device explosion

Fire investigators are examining whether the battery in an electronic cigarette triggered a small explosion that killed a man in Florida this month, sending fragments of the vape device into his skull, in what may be the first such fatality in the country
Reuters
added May 28, 2018 16:13
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