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[California] Former Toronto FC player Danny Califf has become unrecognizable by exploding e-cigarette

In a Thursday press conference held in Glendale, Bentley called the e-cigarette industry unknown territory because 90 percent of the products and batteries are made in China, and there is no way to hold those companies accountable.
Albany Daily Star (California Turkish Times)
added Nov 21, 2015 16:24


Three new exploding electronic cigarette cases in California have prompted major lawsuits against the industry after multiple people suffered severe burns to the body. Attorney Greg Bentley is behind all three cases that occurred within the state in 2015
KABC-TV Channel 7 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Nov 21, 2015 16:23

[Canada, California] Former Toronto FC defender Danny Califf severely injured by exploding e-cigarette: Report

Let Danny Califf's mangled face serve as a warning to smokers. The former Toronto FC defender was hospitalized earlier this year after an e-cigarette blew up in his face.
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 21, 2015 16:20

After fire, Romania finds thousands of safety violations

thousands of fire safety violations in a range of buildings following a nightclub blaze last month in which at least 57 people died... It also saw widespread violations of bans on using open flames, pyrotechnics and smoking in public places.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 20, 2015 18:31

[California] VIDEO: Lawsuits Filed Against Stores Selling E-Cigarettes

lawsuits against three different stores selling "e-cigarettes" allege that an e-cigarette battery overcharged and then blow up...they would go after the manufacturers of the devices, but most of them are in China and shielded from civil litigation.
NBC Los Angeles
added Nov 20, 2015 15:45

[California] 3 men severely burned when e-cigarette batteries explode file lawsuit

Three California men filed lawsuits against the makers, wholesalers and retailers of e-cigarettes Thursday, alleging that the products’ batteries exploded, causing severe injuries, including second-degree burns, shattered teeth and in one case, the loss
Los Angeles Daily News
added Nov 20, 2015 14:53

[Washington] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban makes sense in public housing

THA offers smoking cessation resources (including classes and patches); HUD would be wise to do the same if its ban is implemented....There are too many good reasons to ban smoking. HUD’s proposal should move forward.
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Nov 18, 2015 01:45
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[UK] Smoking to blame for 60 house fires a year in South Yorkshire

Smoking is the main cause of accidental house fires in South Yorkshire, new figures reveal. In the first six months of the year firefighters dealt with 30 house fires cause by smoking. There have been 380 since 2009.
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 18, 2015 00:10

[Wyoming] Motel fire that killed Casper man may have caused by smoking

A fire on Friday at the Topper Motel in Casper that killed a 56-year-old man may have been caused by a lit cigarette.
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Nov 17, 2015 17:22

Romania To Toughen Laws Against Smoking

Parliament is set to debate much tougher anti-smoking laws in the wake of the nightclub fire in Bucharest... aiming to totally forbid smoking in public spaces. "The time has come to ban smoking in all public places, at work, in parks, on beaches, in pla
Balkan (ba)
added Nov 17, 2015 17:17
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