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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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No Smoke But Alarms Are Ringing: Insurance For E-Cigarettes ($$)

Currently, litigation over e-cigarettes has been limited to claims arising out of malfunctioning devices that injure users or damage property.[3] These claims typically do not involve complicated issues involving liability insurance coverage.[4] In contr
Law360
added May 16, 2018 20:38
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[North Carolina] Court: City doesn’t owe worker hurt while smoking on break

A three-judge panel of the North Carolina Court of Appeals said Larry Brooks’ fall in 2015... “He chose to purchase an e-cigarette, return to the truck, smoke the cigarette, and ultimately step outside of the truck to get fresh air,” the ruling says. “No
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2018 19:57
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Exploding vape pen caused Florida man’s death, autopsy says

The cause of death was listed as “projectile wound of head” — the pen exploded into pieces, at least two of which were sent into his head, the Pinellas-Pasco Medical Examiner said — and he suffered burns on about 80 percent of his body. The “mod”-type p
Washington Post
added May 16, 2018 18:50
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[North Carolina] LARRY BROOKS, Employee, Plaintiff v. CITY OF WINSTON-SALEM (PDF)

went into the gas station to purchase cigarettes. When he returned to the truck, he inhaled an e-cigarette, began coughing, stepped out of his truck, passed out, and fell on the cement curb. While admittedly Brooks would not have been at the gas station b
North Carolina Courts System
added May 16, 2018 19:57
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