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[Nevada] Authorities: Man badly burned by e-cigarette battery

A man is in the hospital after he was badly burned inside an airport by his e-cigarette, authorities believe. Scott Hildreth and his wife Jessica were minutes away from boarding their plane Sunday when the man says something in his pocket exploded. His
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:55
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[California] Hunter Urges Navy To Reconsider Ban On Vaping, E-Cigarettes

GOP California Rep. Duncan Hunter... has written a letter to the Navy, urging the service to reconsider its suspension of vaping and e-cigarettes...“Given the reduced health risks vaping represents compared to tobacco products, I would like to better und
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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[Mid-east] Don’t be fooled by e-cigarettes, warn UAE doctors

Doctors in the UAE are urging e-cigarette users to be aware of the health risks from the practice of vaping and say e-cigarettes are just as harmful as smoking tobacco. Millions of cigarette smokers around the world, including in the UAE, want to kick th
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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E-cigarettes burst into flames, scorching Michigan men

Injuries like Becker's are becoming more common, said Karla Klas, managing director for injury prevention and community outreach at the Trauma Burn Center at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The batteries can explode with enough force to knock o
USA Today
added Apr 20, 2017 14:41
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[Texas] Man files lawsuit in Travis court over burns from e-cigarette battery

Bonestele is seeking more than $1 million, according to the lawsuit, which names LG, Inc. as one of three defendants along with Great Vapes, LLC., and Lightfire Group, LLC. The lawsuit says Bonestele bought the battery from Great Vapes, an e-cigarette re
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Apr 19, 2017 17:21
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[Australia] Smoking and accidents

This section covers two sorts of accidents: accidents caused by the distraction of smoking while engaged in driving or other activities, and burns caused by cigarettes or sustained in fires caused by discarded cigarettes. For further information about me
Tobacco in Australia (Cancer Council Victoria) (au)
added Apr 18, 2017 15:11
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[Texas] Man files suit in Travis saying e-cigarette exploded in his pocket

The lawsuit alleges that the battery was defectively designed and manufactured, and that it lacked warnings to alert users to potential dangers. “Mr. Bonestele suffered an injury that he could never have imagined in civilian life,” his attorney, Randy S
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Apr 18, 2017 14:24
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[Texas] Man files lawsuit in Travis court over burns from e-cigarette battery

Bonestele is seeking more than $1 million, according to the lawsuit, which names LG, Inc. as one of three defendants along with Great Vapes, LLC., and Lightfire Group, LLC. The lawsuit says Bonestele bought the battery from Great Vapes, an e-cigarette re
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Apr 18, 2017 14:24
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[UK] Smoking fire safety takes centre stage

This April, firefighters are focusing on raising awareness of the dangers of smoking at home, urging anyone who smokes to take extra care to avoid a potential fire. Fires started by smoking materials, such as cigarettes, lighters and e-cigarettes, are s
West Sussex County Council
added Apr 18, 2017 13:42
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[Canada] Fire hazards, secondhand smoke main concerns for Nova Scotia landlords under marijuana legalization

Russell said that after legalization, recreational marijuana users should take some precautions to minimize the effect on other people. “If they're going to smoke, they can ensure that something is put under their doors to prevent it from going into the
Metro (ca)
added Apr 17, 2017 22:21
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