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[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

[Washington] Richland says park smoking ban is ‘government overreach’

Smokers and vapers can puff away in Richland parks without restriction after the city council rejected a proposal to ban smoking at the HAPO Community Stage, near playgrounds and in other high-use spots.
Tri-City (WA) Herald
added Sep 24, 2016 21:47

[Washington] Editorial: Big Tobacco blows more smoke by hiring Boehner

assertion that Reynolds wants to keep kids from smoking is a lie...If Reynolds, and John Boehner ever succeed in keeping young people from smoking or vaping, it will be entirely by accident, coincidence or an understandable reaction to malignant hypocrisy
Everett (WA) Herald
added Sep 19, 2016 20:38

[New York, Washington] Tobacco Company Seeks To Stop 2nd Circuit Review Of Trafficking Claims ($$)

A Native American-owned tobacco company on Sept. 2 asked a federal judge in New York to stop the State of New York from appealing the court’s decision to dismiss trafficking claims against it (State of New York v. Mountain Tobacco Company, d/b/a King Moun
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2016 18:07

[New York, Washington] Native-Owned Tobacco Co. Says NY Can’t Appeal Cig Ruling ($$)

A Native American-owned tobacco maker urged a New York federal judge Thursday to block the state of New York from appealing her recent decision granting the company a partial victory when she cleared it of most federal trafficking claims. King Mountain
added Sep 2, 2016 21:43
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