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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Bus rider injured after e-cig bursts into flames

Authorities say a man was taken to a California hospital Wednesday afternoon after an e-cigarette exploded in his pocket while he was riding a bus.

E-cigarette battery explodes in handbag, prompts mall scare

Surveillance video has captured an e-cigarette explosion at a New Jersey mall that left a woman's Louis Vuitton bag smoking as she stood at a checkout counter, scaring a worker and another shopper.

US bans use of e-cigarettes on airline flights

The Department of Transportation says it has issued final regulations prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes on any domestic or foreign airline flying to, from or within the United States.

Numerous North Carolina laws taking effect in December

New North Carolina laws are aimed at cracking down on revenge porn, keeping children safe from the liquid used in electronic cigarettes and regulating automatic license plate readers.

FDA weighs new restrictions on liquid nicotine packets

Federal health officials are considering new warnings and child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine packets used with e-cigarettes and other next-generation tobacco products.

Packaging requirements for e-cigarette liquid in NC approved

North Carolina legislators have agreed to put more regulations on the rapidly growing electronic cigarette industry, particularly child-resistant packaging on containers of nicotine-laced liquid from which its vapors are inhaled.

NC lawmakers give final OK to tax changes

The North Carolina legislature has quickly moved a wide-ranging tax bill to Gov. Pat McCrory's desk, one that sets a levy on electronic cigarettes and a hard expiration date for some municipal privilege taxes.

Full NC House gives initial OK to tax bill

The North Carolina House has tentatively agreed to a wide-ranging tax bill that caps municipal business privilege taxes and places an excise tax on electronic cigarettes.

NC House committee agrees to omnibus tax bill

North Carolina legislators have been meeting formally for two days and they're already moving a wide-ranging finance bill that would curb the ability of towns and cities to tax businesses and place a new tax on electronic cigarettes.

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UNCW, NHRMC stop administering J & J vaccine due to reaction concerns

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US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

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