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[UK] Keep pets away from e-cigarettes over poisoning fears, vets warn

Pet owners have been warned to keep animals away from e-cigarettes after a spike in the number of poisoning cases linked to the devices. Vets warned that reports of pets becoming ill after biting into e-cigarettes or refills have soared from 17 in 2013
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Aug 21, 2017 14:06
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[Washington] Man Files Suit After Injury From E-Cigarette Battery Explosion

A man filed suit in Washington state court on July 18, claiming that a battery he bought for his e-cigarette was defective and blew up while in his pocket, which caused second-degree burns on his right leg (Nathan Holdener v. Green Lake Inc., No. 17-2-099
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 18, 2017 04:11
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[UK] Safety complaints `ignored for decades´ at tower blocks to be evacuated

Majid, who lives on the 12th floor of Bromyard, said the building was riddled with fissures “large enough to drop books through”. The documentary filmmaker...“There’s draughts and if someone’s smoking it comes right through. “Flames and smoke would come
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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[France] French e-cigarette alert after battery explosions

The French fraud office has called on electronic cigarette ‘vape’ users to be extra careful after two new cases of exploding batteries were reported. The two latest explosions happened when the vapes were in their user’s pockets, according to the DGCCRF
The Connexion (fr)
added Aug 9, 2017 14:17
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What Are The Chances Of Your Vaporizer Exploding?

The answer: not entirely almost nonexistent, but pretty damn close. While the data compiled by FEMA is somewhat lacking, it’s important to note that media coverage on e-cig explosions aren’t immune to exaggeration. If you’re still apprehensive about the r
True Viral News (TVN)
added Aug 5, 2017 23:05
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[Washington] E-cigarette battery explodes in Pierce County man's pocket. Now he's suing

The battery for the e-cigarette a Pierce County man bought to help him quit smoking exploded in his pocket and left him with second-degree burns, he alleges in a lawsuit. Nathan Holdener filed the suit July 28 in Pierce County Superior Court and it desc
KIRO/SeattleInsider.com Channel 7
added Aug 4, 2017 01:10
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FDA's New Plan for Tobacco and Nicotine Regulation

Lowering Nicotine in Cigarettes to Non-Addictive Levels / Public Comment and other Opportunities to Communicate with FDA / Extending Timelines to Encourage Innovations / Applications to market newly-regulated combustible products, such as cigars, pipe t
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 28, 2017 17:47
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ARCHIVE: China’s E-Cigarette Boom Lacks Oversight for Safety

Ninety percent of the world’s e-cigarettes are made in China. Experts warn, however, that poorly manufactured devices can vaporize heavy metals and carcinogens alongside the nicotine. By Jonah M. Kessel on Publish Date December 13, 2014. Photo by Sim Chi
New York Times
added Jul 20, 2017 22:15
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No home, no work, no family: the difficulties of rehabilitation for Russia’s ex-prisoners

We had a case where a shelter in the Perm region burned down. A number of residents died in the blaze; others were badly burnt. ...the reason for the fire became clear: the inmates had started smoking en masse in their rooms.
openDemocracy.net (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:23
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Where There’s Vapor: Electronic Cigarettes and Their Risks

In sum, e-cigarettes may not be as harmless as they appear. They can cause latent bodily injury and harm through chemical exposures. They can also cause immediate property damage and bodily injury through overheating, explosions, and fires. As e-cigarett
Claims Journal
added Jul 19, 2017 14:49
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