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[Florida] VIDEO: Man In Coma After E-Cig Blows Up In His Face

Richardson said when she went into another room she found her 21-year old brother Evan Spahlinger on the floor. His face and upper part of his body was covered in soot, the e-cigarette he had been puffing on had exploded. “I found my brother not breathi
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Oct 28, 2015 18:49
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Florida man placed in a coma after e-cigarette explosion

The family of a Florida man who was placed in a medically induced coma Monday after his e-cigarette blew up wants others to understand the dangers of the devices. Evan Spahlinger, 21, is in critical condition after he was found on the floor covered in s
Fox News
added Oct 28, 2015 18:48
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E-Cigarettes To Be Banned From Checked Airline Baggage ($$)

In an interim final rule scheduled for publication in the Federal Register on Friday, the DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration said portable electronic smoking devices like e-cigarettes, e-cigars, e-pipes or personal vaporizers will
Law360
added Oct 28, 2015 16:47
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VERLEUR: Embrace, don't ban, E-cigarettes to help prevent forest fires

the facts are clear: Electronic cigarettes do not create fire hazards in parks. On the contrary, e-cigs could help prevent forest fires to begin with. And that's something we should sit up and pay attention to.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Oct 27, 2015 20:07
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[Florida] E-cigarette explosion hospitalizes Collier man

“I was laying in bed with my 2-year-old and I heard an explosion, then I started smelling burning, smoke and fire,” said Ema Richardson, who says she found her brother on the floor. Spahlinger was covered in soot after the e-cigarette he was smoking exp
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added Oct 27, 2015 20:01
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Hazardous Materials: Carriage of Battery-Powered Electronic Smoking Devices in Passenger Baggage

PHMSA is issuing an interim final rule to prohibit passengers and crewmembers from carrying battery-powered portable electronic smoking devices (e.g., e-cigarettes, e-cigs, e-cigars, e-pipes, e-hookahs, personal vaporizers, electronic nicotine delivery sy
US Department of Transportation (DOT)
added Oct 27, 2015 19:46
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[Kansas] E-Cigarette explodes in smoker’s hand

He followed the instructions and put the battery into the device. He said he heard sizzling as if he was pushing the button, but wasn’t. It then exploded in his hand. “I went to listen to it. It just went bam, like a bullet,” Reser said. The device broke
WPXI (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Oct 27, 2015 13:41
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[Kansas] VIDEO: E-Cig explodes in Wichita man's hand, blows through wall

he and his family are lucky after his e-cig explodes and pieces of it pierce through walls. Jonathan Reser says his soon-to-be wife wanted him to stop smoking traditional cigarettes. He purchased an e-cigarette from a store near downtown Wichita. Reser
KAKE TV Channel 10 (Wichita, KS)
added Oct 27, 2015 11:00
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AAP: Make 21 Legal Age for Smoking and Vaping

While recommending screening and counseling for adolescent e-cigarette users, the AAP's Section on Tobacco Control was particularly concerned about the potential hazards of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), or e-cigarettes, to younger children
MedPage Today
added Oct 27, 2015 10:26
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Feds Ban E-Cigarettes in Checked Airline Bags, Citing Fire Threat

A new federal rule forbids airline passengers from packing electronic cigarettes or other battery-operated electronic smoking devices in their checked bags to protect against in-flight fires. The rule still allows e-cigarettes in carry-on bags, but passe
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 26, 2015 18:54
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