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Tips to Help Avoid "Vape" Battery Explosions

Until all vapes and vape batteries conform to strong and consistent safety standards, your best protection against vape battery explosions may be knowing as much as possible about your device and how to properly handle and charge its batteries.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 24, 2017 18:23
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California politics updates: State lawmakers weigh in on hundreds of bills by week's end, apology sought for cutting off Waters' microphone

Californians would no longer be able to use tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, in public housing and within 25 of those buildings under a measure approved Tuesday by the state Assembly. Assemblyman Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) said the measur
Los Angeles Times
added May 31, 2017 14:14
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesian tobacco watchdog urges govt to sign FCTC to protect people

the National Commission on Tobacco Control (Komnas PT), a coalition of organizations that has been staunchly campaigning on tobacco issues in Indonesia, has asked the government to draft a comprehensive regulation on tobacco control to protect society. K
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 30, 2017 23:48
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7 million people die of tobacco use each year — how much is tobacco costing Georgians?

In Georgia, approximately 11,700 adults die from smoking-related illnesses every year, according to CDC data. In 2015, 17.7 percent of adults in Georgia smoked cigarettes and the state spent about $3.2 billion on healthcare costs due to smoking in 2009.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added May 30, 2017 22:17
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[Africa, South Africa] Smoking down due to government restrictions

Smoking rates in South Africa have declined following the years-long ban on cigarette advertising‚ high taxes on cigarettes and the banning of smoking indoors in public places. SAVE & SHARE EMAILPRINT The latest data from Stats SA released this mon
Times LIVE (za)
added May 30, 2017 21:24
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[Asia, Pakistan] Rights groups, civil society hold picket outside NPC

rights groups, health organizations and civil society are gathering outside the National Press Club tomorrow (Tuesday) to call upon the government to take tangible measures against tobacco industry. The industry, they says is spreading disease and death i
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 30, 2017 21:18
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[Asia, Bangladesh] ISLAM: Shoddy information on packets of tobacco products

The packets of tobacco products marketed in Bangladesh contain...virtually no information on the proportion of harmful constituent elements. Thus, a consumer of tobacco products has no means to choose a less harmful tobacco product, even if she/he wishes
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 29, 2017 19:13
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[Africa, Nigeria] ANYEBE: NGOs and the culture of self-aggrandizement

it appears the NGOs in Nigeria have tactically ignored the [FCTC], which was adopted over a decade ago “to protect present and future generations from the devastating health, social, environmental and economic consequences of tobacco consumption and expos
BusinessDAY (ng)
added May 29, 2017 01:03
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[Asia, India] PATEL: The State-tobacco industry collusion is responsible for the deaths of millions

tens of millions of lives had been lost to tobacco, the vast majority of which could have been saved had governments not colluded with the tobacco industry. The tobacco industry’s tactics have now been copied to perfection by many other industries.
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 29, 2017 01:00
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] IQOS available in Seoul Saturday

In response to the release of IQOS, the Korean government decided earlier this week to categorize electronic tobacco products using solid material as e-cigarettes. The previous enforcement ordinance only mentioned products using a liquid solution.
Korea Times (kr)
added May 27, 2017 15:32
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