They’re peaking in popularity, but are they sagging in safety? An explosive local lawsuit could light up the e-cigarette industry.
“Obviously, they have not done what needs to be done to protect the public,” said Adam Stirrup, an attorney for the teen suing e-cigarette maker Shenzhen IVPS Technology. It all started with a fire at a Clovis school. It was quite a shock for students and teachers when a Clovis East senior caught fire in the middle of class a couple months ago. But explosions and fires from e-cigarettes are no surprise at all to the industry, or the federal government.