Frequency of E-Cigarette Explosions May Force FDA to Regulate

The Obama administration is reviewing a bill to expand oversight of recreational use of electronic cigarettes.
1:30 | 02/27/16

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Now to a new phenomenon that we are seeing more and more those popular. Exploding suddenly without warning here's ABC's Gloria Riviera with one woman's frightening story. The department and exploding. Particularly blunt and I'm glad I. This frantic 911 call coming in just after an. Inside this car in Naples Florida. National currency as a plaintiff fully involved he had a pretty trigger Anbar Robb Walsh who was stronger I guess. Authorities say is Tenneco's Il told them she once smoking in modified easier at winning it exploded in her mouth. Burning her face and damaging to teeth. I had like tar and push the button. And then it literally elect I felt an impact in my face sized solid sparks fly off and let passenger side. The government saying millions of Americans smoked. At this Kentucky gas station this week Josh Hamilton says his. 80% of all fires involving electronic cigarettes it happened during the charging fees. Currently the FDA does not regulate the health and safety of all types of there is legislation under review at the White House that would expand FDA oversight. Cecilia.

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