It's not a widespread trend, but a number of incidents have been reported recently about vaping units, or e-cigs, exploding in people's mouths or hands. At least 4 such incidents have happened in Washington state alone.
A man who had made quite a name for himself in the Everett, WA area for helping many people kick their drug habits has himself been charged with trafficking meth, heroin, illegal marijuana and powerful prescription narcotics!
It's drawing a lot of comments, and become a polarizing topic across the country. But apparently a lot of folks in Eastern Washington are in favor of the idea, especially since favorable positive results are being seen in another state that has started such a program.
Although state officials say they have no indication the data ever "left" the state's healthcare system, two employees were fired over 'exchanging' data between two computers, in violation of HIPPA laws.
How's this for irony? A 58-year-old man who was competing in a North Carolina charity race that involved eating donuts at various times during the run, collapsed and died after experiencing chest pains.