Whenever a lithium-ion battery overheats or short-circuits, there is a real risk the electrolyte can ignite and cause an explosion. Read more
E-cigarettes and the lithium batteries that power them continue to be the cause of explosions, scares, and personal injuries worldwide. Read more
The efficacy of e-cigarettes as a smoking cessation tool and as a safer alternative to traditional tobacco products is still up for debate. Read more
The FDA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have considerable discretion when implementing tobacco policy reform. Read more
Until recently, the e-cigarette industry has had virtually no oversight by government agencies. Read more
Bringing these products under the purview of the FDA will prevent manufacturers from making false health claims. Read more
A 21-year-old Florida man was put in a medically induced coma after an e-cigarette exploded in his face. Evan Spahlinger suffered internal burns and also inhaled a piece of the e-cigarette,... Read more
The e-cigarette industry is unregulated, a recipe for disaster, and this jury acted appropriately and found fault. Read more
The number of calls to poison centers regarding e-cigarette liquids containing nicotine has increased dramatically in recent years from just one a month in 2010 to 215 a month by April 2014,... Read more
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