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Hookah Smoking Carries a Poisoning Risk

About 100 cases of carbon monoxide poisoning caused by hookahs have been reported in the United States and other countries, according to Dr. Diane Calello. She's medical director of the Poison Control Center at the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School's dep
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 14, 2018 17:16
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Man Injured By Exploding E-Cigarette Battery Files Suit In Kansas Court ($$)

sued the store that sold it and the company that made the battery for it on Feb. 6, claiming that the store was negligent in selling it to him and that a different design would have prevented the explosion (Daniel Anderson v. Big E’s Vapor Shop LLC, No. 2
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 13, 2018 20:35
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[UK] Britain ON ALERT: ‘Russia plans to poison 7 MORE spies’… using E-CIGARETTES

Former KGB major Boris Karpichkov ... he reveals he has been warned to watch for terrifying weapons disguised as e-cigarettes but which conceal deadly nerve gas.
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 12, 2018 14:55
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[UK] The truth behind our darkest days: The Munich Air Disaster, the Zeebrugge ferry sinking... a new series hosted by James Nesbitt investigates the real stories – and scapegoats – of tragedies that have shaped our nation

. I was living in London as a drama student at the time of the King's Cross fire [caused by a lit match falling on a wooden escalator], and I remember riding those flammable wooden escalators at a time when smoking was still allowed on the Underground.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 10, 2018 20:42
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[Canada] E-cigarettes: A new hazard for children and adolescents

Electronic cigarettes and fluid (e-cigarettes, e-fluid) are hazardous materials that when inhaled or ingested may pose significant health risks to children and adolescents. ...Most inhalation cases reported e-cigarette use 2 to 3 days/week, and e-cigaret
Paediatrics & Child Health
added Mar 10, 2018 20:41
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The Emerging Method of Suicide by Electronic Cigarette Liquid: a Case Report

We present case reports of two patients with cardiac arrest resulting from the ingestion of EC liquid with an attempt to commit suicide.
Journal of Korean Medical Science (JKMS) (kr)
added Mar 9, 2018 21:14
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Electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) battery-related burns presenting to US emergency departments, 2016 [FREE FULL TEXT]

The nature and circumstances of the injuries suggest these incidents were unintentional and would potentially be prevented through battery design requirements, battery testing standards and public education related to ENDS battery safety.
Injury Epidemiology
added Mar 9, 2018 19:53
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[California] Shocking moment an arsonist calmly sets fire to an SUV in broad daylight while smoking a cigarette

The Stockton Police Department has released surveillance footage from the incident from Saturday in an attempt to get information on the man. The video shows the man in question smoking a cigarette as he calming approaches the car in broad daylight.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:45
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Exploding e-Cigarettes Are a Growing Danger to Public Health

Whatever their physiological effects, the most immediate threat of these nicotine-delivery devices comes from a battery problem called thermal runaway . . . In the absence of laws or regulations on e-cigarettes, legal liability may be the best way to ap
IEEE Spectrum
added Mar 5, 2018 21:21
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[Indonesia] Where there's smoke there's no flyer! Passenger is booted off a flight for lighting up a cigarette close to the plane engine while it was refuelling

This is the moment a man was hauled from his seat and booted off a flight for smoking a cigarette close to the plane engine while it was refueling. Security staff stormed aboard the Citilink flight seconds before takeoff yesterday evening at around 9.30p
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 23:33
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