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[UK] Warning hundreds of fire deaths may be linked to skin creams

If people use the creams regularly but do not often change clothes or bedding, paraffin residue can soak into the fabric and act as an accelerant when it comes into contact with a cigarette or a flame from a heater.
BBC Online
added Feb 12, 2018 13:17

[China] Shanghai Van Crash Caused by Smoking Driver, Police Say

A smoking driver ignited a fire inside a van carrying fuel canisters, causing him to lose control and slam into pedestrians on a sidewalk outside a Starbucks in Shanghai on Friday, the police said. At least 18 people were injured. The crash occurred just
New York Times
added Feb 12, 2018 06:38

[China] Vehicle ploughs into pedestrians in Shanghai, injuring 18

Investigations showed the fire was caused by a 40-year-old driver who was smoking a cigarette inside the vehicle while illegally transporting highly flammable substances... Another image appeared to show the driver smoking a cigarette inside his vehicle b
added Feb 2, 2018 17:48
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[China, UK] Horror in Shanghai as blazing minivan full of gas tanks ploughs into pedestrians outside Starbucks: Driver's cigarette sparked fire minutes before Theresa May was due to make speech in the city

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 2, 2018 17:08
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[China] Van strikes people in Shanghai crash police say was accident

A driver who was smoking while transporting gas tanks lost control of his minivan and plowed into pedestrians in downtown Shanghai on Friday, sending 18 people to hospitals for treatment, local authorities reported.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 2, 2018 17:03

[North Carolina] Army warns of ‘emerging public health threat’

Army medical leaders said Tuesday that a rash of North Carolina troops being hospitalized for serious medical issues believed to have been caused by vaping oils is a priority. The remarks come one day after the U.S. Army Public Health Center issued a pu
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Jan 31, 2018 16:58

Man Injured By Exploding Vaporizer Files Suit In New York State Court ($$)

A man who was injured after his vaporizer exploded while he was using it filed suit Jan. 5 in a New York state court against the store that sold the vaporizer to him, claiming that the store should have known the product was defective and that there was a
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 26, 2018 00:50

[Canada] 14-year-old Delta baseball player dies after falling while vaping nicotine

Kyle Losse, 14, was at home with family Sunday afternoon when he suddenly fainted. His stepmom Niki Losse said the family heard a loud noise from the bathroom. They found the teen on the floor with a vape pen or e-cigarette beside him.
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jan 25, 2018 22:07

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine releases FDA-commissioned report on the potential public health consequences of e-cigarettes

The FDA continues to invest in research in many of the areas identified in the NASEM report to assess whether certain tobacco products are, in fact, less harmful and/or potential tools for helping smokers quit cigarettes, as well as understand the impact
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 24, 2018 02:34

Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF) (613pp)

Given how rapidly the e-cigarette product marketplace and user population are changing, there will undoubtedly be many new issues that are currently unknown and will require careful surveillance and scientific scrutiny. The approaches taken by the committ
National Academies Press
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45
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