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Palo Alto man doesn't contest charge of setting firm on fire

Doctor could face up to six months in county jail for felony

A Palo Alto doctor pleaded no contest Thursday to a felony charge stemming from an attempt to set fire to his San Carlos e-cigarette business in December 2012, prosecutors said Friday.

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Posted by nonsmoker
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Feb 1, 2014 at 4:45 pm

Sad to read about a doctor convicted of arson, but even sadder is the fact he owns a business promoting e-cigarettes.


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Posted by mug shot
a resident of Downtown North
on Feb 1, 2014 at 5:18 pm

Mug shot of the perp: Web Link


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Posted by PatSayJack
a resident of Midtown
on Feb 1, 2014 at 8:18 pm

Well here is his web site promoting his vaporizers.
Web Link
His vaporizer can also be used with loose leaf products. So maybe he has been smoking something else?


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Posted by marywanna
a resident of Greater Miranda
on Feb 2, 2014 at 1:29 pm

marijuana is safer than anything in the cvs or any pharmacy. you're being lied to and yoiu don't mind! typical lemming behavior.


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