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[UK] Call for e-cigarette safety warnings

Safety messages should be displayed on electronic cigarette kits, fire bosses have said following a rise in incidents linked to the devices. Figures obtained through Freedom of Information requests show e-cigarettes or related equipment, including charg
BBC Online
added Nov 17, 2014 13:27

[North Dakota] Smoking is cause of fire in Fargo hospital room

A fire that injured a patient in a Fargo hospital room was caused by smoking while using oxygen according to fire officials.
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Nov 17, 2014 12:51

[Australia] Smoking to be banned in NSW parks in anti-bushfire measure

The anti-bushfire measure comes after several days of high fire danger and yet another threatening blaze in the Blue Mountains. Do you think the new law will help prevent bushfires? Let us know in the comments section below.
added Nov 16, 2014 22:30
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[UK] Woman lost everything when e-cigarette set her flat alight

Fire officers are calling for safety messages to be displayed on electronic cigarettes after a growing number of accidents involving the devices. Figures show e-cigarettes were involved in more than 100 incidents in less than two years.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:09

[UK] Calls for safety warnings after 'exploding' e-cigarette chargers cause more than 100 fires

The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents fire brigades in England and Wales, said e-cigarette blazes have been increasing in the last two years and is calling for “graphic” warnings to be put on chargers.
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 16, 2014 21:58

E-cigarettes made especially for inmates

It will be important to monitor the impact of the increasing availability of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) to jail and prison populations on several factors specific to this unique environment, such as smoking behaviours during incarceration
Tobacco Control
added Nov 16, 2014 21:45

[Australia] Smoking banned in NSW national parks

Smoking is to be banned in all 860 national parks in NSW, Environment Minister Rob Stokes has announced.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:19

[Utah] Clearing the vapor about regulating e-cigarettes

But despite claims made by supporters of electronic cigarettes and “vaping,” many government organizations are concerned the latest thing isn’t regulated closely enough... The UCHD is pursuing a requirement that vapor providers must be licensed. Madigan
Provo (UT) Daily Herald
added Nov 16, 2014 16:46

[UK] Fire chiefs call for safety messages to be put on e-cigarettes after devices cause more than 100 fires and one fatality in less than two years

Other reports have show serious devastation to homes and cars / Local Government Association urged manufacturers to do more to warn of dangers and place prominent safety labels on products
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 15, 2014 09:00

[California] VIDEO: 2 Investigates: Poisonings from e-cigarette liquid spikes, mostly among children

n alarming trend in California: the number of calls to Poison Control for nicotine poisoning from e-cigarette liquid is on the rise, more than doubling in just the last year. And California Poison Control reports that most of those cases involve young ch
KTVU/ Fox Ch. 2 (Oakland, CA)
added Nov 13, 2014 02:20
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