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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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[Maryland] E-cigarette explosion sets man on fire

He spent months trying to wean himself off cigarettes, and Michael Henry had become quite adept at changing out the batteries on his e-cigarette, but when he attempted to do so on Sunday evening, something went terribly wrong. "Just a flash,” recalled He
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:42
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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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Chemical Analysis and Simulated Pyrolysis of Tobacco Heating System 2.2 Compared to Conventional Cigarettes

Tobacco Heating System 2.2 (THS 2.2, marketed as iQOS), is a heat-not-burn (HNB) tobacco product... Other than some carbonyls, ammonia, and N-nitrosoanabasine (NAB), the delivered releases from THS 2.2 were at least 80% lower than those from 3R4F. Tar an
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 9, 2018 03:05
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Just say no to smoking at the Jersey Shore

Matt Doherty, mayor of Belmar, told a New Jersey radio station that after his Monmouth County borough instituted its smoking ban in the spring of 2014, merchants along the beach noticed an uptick in business.
NJ.com
added Jan 8, 2018 15:45
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[Russia] Smoker falls to his death after tumbling over the side of a balcony wall he’d sat on to enjoy a cigarette

This is the shocking moment a Russian man falls to his death after jumping onto a balcony ledge and falling over the side. The sudden death was caught on two CCTV cameras in Sochi, in the Krasnodar Krai region of western Russia. Footage shows the man
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 15:57
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[UK] Warning after fire in house on New Year's Day

Group manager (prevention), Guy Williams, of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said an increasing number of e-cigarettes are exploding because they are being charged with non-standard chargers.
BORDER COUNTIES ADVERTIZER (uk)
added Jan 4, 2018 20:28
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The Link Between E-Cigarette Design And Explosions

A 2017 U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) report has linked e-cigarette product construction to the severity of injuries suffered in explosion incidents. ... The results show that the dual-cylindrical construction of the e-cigarette product and batteries is
Law360
added Jan 4, 2018 12:33
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Open Access Battery Safety Information and Warnings on E-cigarette Packages and Online

Consumers must actively seek information about battery safety online to access it. Regulators should consider opportunities, such as health messaging campaigns, to educate the public and prevent harms resulting from battery failure.
Tobacco Regulatory Science
added Jan 11, 2018 18:36
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