Monthly Archives: February 2017

Canadian man suffers bad burns after e-cigarette explodes

A Canadian man had a very hot date with his wife when an e-cigarette battery erupted inside his pant’s pocket leaving him badly injured. Dramatic surveillance footage shows Terrence Johnson, 32, and his wife Rachel Rex standing in front of their favorite restaurant, The Embarcadero Wine & Oyster Bar in Calgary, Canada, when suddenly the… Read More »

Home is left gutted by an exploding e-cigarette

An e-cigarette exploded and burst into flames – gutting an entire bedroom. Eight firefighters were sent to tackle the blaze at 1:40pm in the two-storey semi-detached house in Oldbury, West Midlands. Nobody was injured in the incident, which charred the room’s wooden furniture and dangerously melted an extension cable. The bedroom was left completely gutted… Read More »

E-Cigarettes May Be Bridge to Teens’ Tobacco Use

Nonsmoking teens who use e-cigarettes appear to be more likely to light up regular tobacco cigarettes, a new study suggests. The research included 347 teens who were surveyed in 2014 at ages 17 to 18 and again in 2015. First, researchers looked at those who said they’d never smoked a tobacco cigarette. In this group,… Read More »

‘Dripping’ may be a new, dangerous trend for teens who vape

CLOSE The U.S. Surgeon General warns e-cigarette use is a growing public health concern. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more. Buzz60 This file photo from April 23, 2014, shows a man smoking an electronic cigarette in Chicago.(Photo: Nam Y. Huh, AP) One in four high school teens who have used e-cigarettes have also tried a potentially… Read More »

The dangers of dripping, artisinal vaping

Dripping produces thicker clouds of vapor, gives a stronger sensation in the throat and makes flavors taste better, according to a study, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. “This study is the first systematic evaluation of the use of dripping among teens,” said Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, lead author and a professor in the department of psychiatry… Read More »