E-cigarette accidents prompt poison centers' warning

Posted: 3/26/2014

From USA Today:

As illness reports from electronic cigarettes mount, U.S. poison centers warn parents to store the liquid nicotine used in these battery-operated devices away from children.

The warning, issued Tuesday by the American Association of Poison Control Centers, comes as the group reports a surge in calls about exposure to e-cigarettes and the liquid nicotine they contain - from 269 nationwide in 2011 to 459 in 2012, 1,414 in 2013 and 651 this year, through March 24. Read more.