Exploding e-cigs will soon be subject to regulatory oversight

by Christina Vazquez, Local 10 WPLG News

 

As the e-cigarette market grew in popularity, so did calls for oversight and regulation following reports from across the country of e-cigs exploding or catching fire.

In the case of Florida resident Evan Spahlinger, the e-cig he was using exploded. His Fort Lauderdale-based attorney, John Uustal said it burst “into flames in his face, causing him to inhale flames, smoke, and scorching hot air,” and forced him into a medically-induced coma, Uustal filed a product liability lawsuit against Vaping American Made Products LLC, a foreign limited liability company; and Naples, Florida-based Vaping Station LLC.

Read the full article on Local 10 WPLG News: https://www.local10.com/consumer/2016/05/18/exploding-e-cigs-will-soon-be-subject-to-regulatory-oversight/