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[New Jersey] Unattended cigarette eyed in fire at NJ apartment that displaced dozens

WOODBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, N.J. — An unattended cigarette is being eyed as the possible cause of a fire that ripped ...About 20 families, 31 people in all, were displaced by the fire, according to the Red Cross of New Jersey.
WPIX-TV (New York, NY)
added Dec 14, 2018 03:41

WOLF: Gov’t May Use Dubious Research to Attack E-Cigs, Report Claims

Advocacy group alleges that spreading misinformation about vaping can harm public health — but read carefully here / The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), based in Washington, D.C., released a report to show how spreading misinformation on e-cigs ca
added Dec 14, 2018 03:34
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[Florida] Man airlifted to hospital after e-cigarette explosion in North Port

Although the burns were not life-threatening, the patient was taken to Blake Medical Center by BayFlite as a trauma alert. The man was at work with the vaporizing device in his back pocket when it exploded. The state Fire Marshal’s Office is investigatin
Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune
added Dec 14, 2018 03:26

Is a Tobacco Giant Trying to Take Over the Vape Pen Market?

The company did not respond to multiple requests for comment for this story.... “They certainly have the force with litigation to sue people for patent infringement and try to knock others out of the market,” he added. “I can’t say whether it captures mos
added Dec 14, 2018 03:18

[California] E-cigarettes could lead to serious, long-term lung damage, lung specialist says

This epidemic holds the potential to cause serious health problems to both young and mature users, says Laren Tan, MD, a pulmonologist and asthmatologist at Loma Linda University Health.  “The damage caused by e-cigarettes, both in minors and adults, can
Loma Linda University Health
added Dec 14, 2018 03:13

A tobacco giant hashes out a deal with a cannabis company

"When Marlboro Man met Mary Jane"
The Economist
added Dec 14, 2018 03:03

[Croatia, Europe] AKD launches platform for tobacco product traceability

Croatian company AKD has developed an authentication and traceability system that it says meets the coding requirements of the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), which comes into effect on May 20 next year.After that date, all packs on sale in the EU (uk)
added Dec 14, 2018 02:56
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FDA warns consumers about e-cigarette liquids with erectile dysfunction drugs

Consumers, especially men, should not purchase or use two e-cigarette liquids that contain popular erectile dysfunction drugs, the Food and Drug Administration warned Tuesday. The two HelloCig e-liquids contain tadalafil and sildenafil, the main ingredien
added Dec 14, 2018 02:40

[Australia] Vape laws in SA based on 'ideology rather than science', but e-cigarette debate far from settled

Is Australia missing out? E-cigarettes have been endorsed in England, Scotland and New Zealand, but public health experts in Australia say there isn't enough evidence to show vaping is safe. How do e-cigarettes work?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 14, 2018 02:37

[Korea - North, Korea - South] North and South Korean soldiers shake hands, exchange cigarettes during DMZ inspections

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 13, 2018 18:27
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