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[Asia, India] How safe is e-cigarettes?

Dr. Rakesh Mahajan Gupta, Deputy Director of the Department of Health and Family Welfare Punjab, India, says that there is ample scientific evidence available about the harms of nicotine and that is the reason it is unapproved under the Drugs Act except
Asian Tribune
added Apr 23, 2018 17:18
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E-Cigarette and Liquid Nicotine Exposures Among Young Children

Pediatric exposures to liquid nicotine have decreased since January 2015, which may, in part, be attributable to legislation requiring child-resistant packaging and greater public awareness of risks associated with electronic cigarette products. Liquid ni
Pediatrics
added Apr 23, 2018 16:54
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Studies look at dangers of e-cigarettes; AAP continues push for regulations

Adolescents who used e-cigarettes were more likely to go on to use marijuana, according to new research. The study was one of two on e-cigarettes released in Pediatrics today. The devices have been growing in popularity, but so has the evidence that th
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Apr 23, 2018 16:53
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[Colorado] CSFD: Careless smoking caused massive townhome fire

The Colorado Springs Fire Department ruled the cause of the fire that damaged at least 20 townhomes and left nearly 70 people without a home was careless smoking. CSFD tweeted the cause of the fire Monday night, hours after gaining control of the massiv
KOAA NBC 5/30 (Colo. Springs/Pueblo, CO)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:50
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Tossed cigarette butts increasing fire danger

Wildland fires caused by cigarette butts likely tossed from cars, also the fire that burned a line of townhomes in Colorado Springs. A resident tried to put out a cigarette in a flower pot. Instead of dirt, it was mulch material that ignited.
KOAA NBC 5/30 (Colo. Springs/Pueblo, CO)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:49
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[Canada] 'Up In Smoke': Improperly Extinguished Contraband Cigarettes More Likely To Cause A Fire

Moncton Fire Department Division Chief of Fire Prevention Charles LeBlanc says if they are thrown away while they are still lit, winds can keep them burning. "Drier season [is a] much higher concern to us, and obviously as we're getting into the spring s
CHWV-FM 97.3 The Wave (ca)
added Apr 17, 2018 10:36
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[Michigan] R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Dismissed From Exploding E-Cigarette Suit ($$)

A federal judge in Michigan on March 27 granted a motion to dismiss a tobacco company from an exploding e-cigarette suit and substitute the tobacco company’s subsidiary, which makes and sells the allegedly defective e-cigarette (Ronald Sumner v. R.J. Rey
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 16, 2018 21:56
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[New York] E-cigarette explodes, burns student at Erie 1 BOCES in West Seneca

A 21-year-old student remains in the Burn Treatment ICU at Erie County Medical Center after his e-cigarette caught fire Friday in the hallway of the Erie 1 BOCES Center, reported West Seneca police. The student was listed in good condition and is being
Buffalo (NY) News
added Apr 15, 2018 17:45
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[Massachusetts] Fatal Fall River fire caused by improper use of smoking materials

Diane Roy, a 69-year-old woman who lived at 164 Hartwell St., died in the bathroom of her third-floor apartment after the cigar she was smoking ignited her clothing...Roy’s cigars were not required to meet the state’s Fire Standard Compliant Cigarettes g
Boston (MA) Globe
added Apr 15, 2018 16:31
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E-Cigarette Brand's 2.6M Power Units Being Recalled

R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co. has issued a nationwide safety recall of all Vuse Vibe power units after consumer reports that batteries malfunctioned and caused the units to overheat and create a fire risk. No injuries have been reported.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 14, 2018 21:00
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