• E-cigarette poisonings in kids skyrocket, study finds - CNN.com
    http://edition.cnn.com/2016/05/09/health/e-cigarettes-poison-kids

    The number of children under 6 poisoned by nicotine in e-cigarettes rose by nearly 1,500% between 2013 and 2015, and one child died, according to an analysis of calls to the National Poison Data System published in the journal Pediatrics.

    More than 90% of the children swallowed the nicotine-laced liquid, known as e-juice, that is smoked inside e-cigarettes. Nearly half of the exposed children were under the age of 2.
    The number of children exposed to e-cigarette products each month rose from 14 in January 2012 to 223 in April 2015.

    On average, every three hours, a poison center receives a call about a young child exposed to an e-cigarette or liquid nicotine,” said the study’s senior author, Dr. Gary Smith, director of the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. “That’s more than seven children each day.

    • Non mais attendez deux secondes là...
      On s’étonne que des mômes s’empoisonnent avec du e-liquide ?
      Evidemment que la nicotine ingérée est un poison, c’est même marqué dessus !
      Les laisser y accéder c’est aussi con et criminel que de laisser ses clopes, son briquet et sa bouteille de whisky à leur portée sur la table du salon.
      Il y a un logo « tête de mort » et des avertissements « toxique etc » bien visibles sur les flacons de e-liquide. Du moins ceux vendus en France mais j’imagine qu’aux US ils ne doivent pas rigoler non plus avec les mises en garde.

      #parents #irresponsables (et journalistes un peu aussi)