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VIDEO: Hidden Danger of Electronic Cigarettes / Why you can get seriously injured by one even if you don't use them.

No “one” agency is actively keeping tabs of how many times they blow-up or catch fire. “Because they are so new, there is not a lot of information out there,” William Abbott, Connecticut state fire marshal, said. A spokesperson for the U. S. Food and Dru
NBC Connecticut
added Nov 7, 2015 20:15

[Florida] E-cig vendors say experience matters when vaping

Two Southwest Florida men are dealing with injuries ...Vape Con, an opportunity to educate e-cig users. Vape Con organizers said accidents or explosions happen as a result of user error with mechanical mod vapes when too much power is drawn from the
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Oct 31, 2015 21:12

[Alaska] Fergus: Young people turning to new types of tobacco and nicotine products

A recent study by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services shows one in three teenagers in Alaska are using a few type of tobacco product. “We need more research before we can say for sure that e-cigarettes can be useful for people trying to k
added Oct 31, 2015 21:10
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Renfrew County Housing Corporation adopts smoke-free policy

RCHC's smoke-free policy will be adopted through attrition, except for at 41 Vimy Blvd. in Renfrew, the site of a January fire caused by careless smoking that dislodged residents from their home.
Inside Ottawa (ON) Valley (ca)
added Oct 29, 2015 14:36

vapes on planes

And a bill has recently been introduced in the House to prohibit vaping on passenger flights....Truth Initiative has commented on a number of related rules and policies to help ensure planes remain clean air environments and e-cigarettes are handled safe
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 29, 2015 12:38

Florida man placed in a coma after e-cigarette explosion

The family of a Florida man who was placed in a medically induced coma Monday after his e-cigarette blew up wants others to understand the dangers of the devices. Evan Spahlinger, 21, is in critical condition after he was found on the floor covered in s
Fox News
added Oct 28, 2015 18:48

Florida man, 21, in a coma after e-cigarette EXPLODED and covered his neck and face in burns

A 21-year-old Florida man has been placed in a medically induced coma after an electronic cigarette blew up in his face. Evan Spahlinger is in critical condition after the explosion at his Naples home on Monday.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 28, 2015 18:56

[Florida] VIDEO: Man In Coma After E-Cig Blows Up In His Face

Richardson said when she went into another room she found her 21-year old brother Evan Spahlinger on the floor. His face and upper part of his body was covered in soot, the e-cigarette he had been puffing on had exploded. “I found my brother not breathi
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Oct 28, 2015 18:49

E-Cigarettes To Be Banned From Checked Airline Baggage ($$)

In an interim final rule scheduled for publication in the Federal Register on Friday, the DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration said portable electronic smoking devices like e-cigarettes, e-cigars, e-pipes or personal vaporizers will
added Oct 28, 2015 16:47

VERLEUR: Embrace, don't ban, E-cigarettes to help prevent forest fires

the facts are clear: Electronic cigarettes do not create fire hazards in parks. On the contrary, e-cigs could help prevent forest fires to begin with. And that's something we should sit up and pay attention to.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Oct 27, 2015 20:07
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