The Denver Post’s “Cannabist” reports

Dr. Anne Wagner, medical director of the University of Colorado Hospital Burn Center in Aurora, treated Shonkwiler and said she has seen four e-cigarette-related burns at the burn center from December to early January.

Wagner is worried the 2.5 million people who use e-cigs in the United States are not taking the vaping risks seriously.

“I don’t think people realize the dangers of these things,” Wagner said. “I definitely have not seen four people being hospitalized for their cigarettes being on fire.”

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