Exploding E-Cigarette Blows Man’s Teeth Out In Warning Tale For Vapers

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A German man has suffered facial injuries and lost a number of teeth after an e-cigarette exploded in his mouth.

According to the Daily Mail, the 20-year-old had put the device to his mouth to inhale, when the battery exploded, Cologne police reported.

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He suffered severe injuries to his face including wounds to his mouth, and the explosion knocked out several teeth.

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According to The Local.de the incident occurred in a vape shop on Saturday afternoon, as the man was purchasing new parts for his e-cigarette.

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However, this is just the latest in a series of incidents that have been reported involving e-cigarettes or vapes exploding and injuring users.

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Last week, mother-of-two Kirby Sheen from Salford was scarred for life after an e-cigarette exploded in her face and split her eyelid in two, reports the Daily Mail.

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A report released in the UK earlier this week revealed that teenagers who use e-cigarettes are more likely to take up smoking a year later, while non-smokers who tried e-cigarettes were almost three times more likely to smoke cigarettes a year later compared with those who had never had an e-cigarette.

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A study published in the journal Tobacco Control found that in 2013 just under a third of over 2,300 students interviewed had used e-cigarettes, but a year later this number had risen by around six per cent.


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