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[Washington] Vape cigarette battery sets fire to luggage in aircraft cargo hold

An e-cigarette battery set fire to an air passenger’s luggage while it was being loaded into the hold of a United Airlines flight, according to reports. Baggage handlers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport spotted smoke coming from a bag as they sto
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 30, 2016 22:24

Four Washington Vape Stores Are Being Sued for Allegedly Selling Exploding E-Cigarettes

The batteries have become infamous in the last year as they have been the culprit behind exploding hoverboards and smartphones, said Gregory Bentley, an Irvine, Calif.-based attorney helping with the four lawsuits, during a press conference on Thursday.
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)
added Oct 14, 2016 20:04
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[Washington] Kelso man sues over exploding e-cigarette

the e-cigarette he was using exploded in his face, blasting out eight teeth and disfiguring his mouth.... Rogers’ law firm filed a lawsuit in Thurston County Superior Court Thursday. The suite alleges Vape D Lish failed to provide sufficient warnings to i
Longview (WA) Daily News
added Oct 14, 2016 14:28

[Oregon, Washington] Vapers sue e-cigarette makers, sellers after explosions, burns

Four Northwest residents who claim they were hurt when e-cigarettes caught fire or exploded said Thursday they’ll sue the manufacturers and sellers of the popular vaping devices. The alleged victims, from Washington and Oregon, suffered severe burns and
Seattle (WA) Times
added Oct 14, 2016 16:06

[Washington] E-cigarette explosions: A doctor's view

Many of the patients treated at the UW burn center are eager to warn others of the risk that vaping devices could explode. To that end, they have allowed Brownson and her colleagues to share photos of their injuries. "People who use e-cigarettes must be
Medical Xpress (
added Oct 12, 2016 22:35
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[Washington] CORRESPONDENCE Explosion Injuries from E-Cigarettes

We suspect that with the growing use of ENDS, many hospitals around the country will see an increase in injuries related to e-cigarette explosions. These patients often require complex multidisciplinary care involving emergency medicine providers, plastic
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:33

[Washington] Report Highlights Explosion Risk from E-Cigarettes / Seattle burn center reports 15 cases in less than a year

"We are seeing about two patients a month with injuries related to e-cigarette explosions, and we have learned that there are several different ways to be injured by these products," Brownson told MedPage Today. Electronic cigarettes include an aerosol g
MedPage Today
added Oct 7, 2016 11:32

[Washington] Exploding E-Cigarettes Sending 'Vapers' to Burn Centers

E-cigarette devices are randomly and unexpectedly exploding, burning and maiming people unlucky enough to be near them when they detonate, researchers report. The University of Washington Regional Burn Center in Seattle has treated 22 people for burns an
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 5, 2016 21:37

Why vape shops in Washington are welcoming new state regulations, but concerned about federal rules

The state requirements that kick in this weekend are welcome, according to some owners of vapor businesses. It’s the federal regulations that began taking effect in August that worry some business owners. They’re afraid that the cost of complying could l
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Sep 30, 2016 22:06

[Washington] Monroe working to curb vaping in city parks

The Monroe City Council directed city staff to draft an administrative policy to discourage smoking and vaping in Monroe city parks last week, based on a recommendation by the Monroe Parks Board.
Monroe (WA) Monitor
added Sep 27, 2016 19:41
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