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[Jamaica] Fake cigarettes contain insects, faeces and dangerous toxins, tobacco boss warns

Marcus Steele, managing director of British American Tobacco-owned Carreras Ltd, is demanding action be taken over the huge global counterfeit cigarette market. With taxes increasing the price of cigarettes more people are turning to fake fags because the
Metro Café (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:45

E-cigarette use common, especially among younger adults and those in the LBGTQ community

E-cigarette use is prevalent among U.S. adults, especially among men; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons (LGBT); those who are unemployed; and those with chronic disease. E-cigarette use was also more common among those living in the South a
Medical Xpress (
added Aug 29, 2018 06:44
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Warning Wire / Social Media Campaigns by Big Tobacco Spur Call for Investigation

tobacco companies are directing “ambassadors,” paid and unpaid, to post words, images and hashtags meant to further their brands and the allure of smoking more generally. “What they are doing is a really effective way to get around existing laws to restri
added Aug 29, 2018 06:42

[California] VIDEO: Dramatic security video captures the moment an e-cigarette explodes inside a man's pocket as he tries to buy a TV

The blast ripped a hole in his pants. Abdihdy was captured on camera desperately trying to fan away the flames as he ran to a nearby bathroom to treat his wounds.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:38

[Delaware] Woman airlifted with burns after e-cigarette reportedly exploded

Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Aug 29, 2018 06:37
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[California] Caught on Video: E-Cigarette Explodes in Anaheim Store

A man shopping for a television in Anaheim is burned when an e-cigarette explodes inside his pocket. The entire encounter is caught on surveillance video, and the manager of the store tells NBC4 the story. (Published Monday, Aug. 27, 2018)
NBC Los Angeles
added Aug 29, 2018 06:35

BRITSCHGI: Buttinskies Demand Ban On Cigarette Filters

Don't blame smokers for cigarette butts on the street. Blame the policies that pushed them to smoke there / The two great nanny-state forces—anti-tobacco activists and nitpicking environmentalists—have joined forces to take on a common foe: cigarette filt
Reason Magazine
added Aug 29, 2018 06:16

Cigarette butts are biggest sea pollutant

Environmental activists are calling for a ban on cigarette filters after they were revealed to be the most commonly found pollutant in the sea. Several groups have launched campaigns after Ocean Conservancy, an American charity, said that they have been
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:14

[Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio] Survey: Secondhand Smoke More Prevalent Among Low-Income Families

A recent study shows that exposure to secondhand smoke is more prevalent among low-income families. Interact for Health’s 2017 Child Well-Being Survey asked parents and guardians in the Greater Cincinnati region whether they allowed people to smoke in t
Eagle Radio 99.3 FM WSCH (Lawrenceburg, IN)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:12

[Florida] The Briefcase: Reynolds faces $5.5 million in damages in lawsuit related to Engle decision

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has been handed $5.5 million in compensatory and punitive damages, combined, in the latest jury verdict in an Engle progeny lawsuit. The case involving Michael Olson was tried in the Fourth Judicial Court of Florida, according
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 29, 2018 05:47
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