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[Arizona] CDC report: Big increase in nicotine exposure from e-cigarette liquid

shows a nationwide rise in nicotine exposure from the liquid in e-cigarettes, mirroring increases seen by Arizona's poison control centers. The number of calls nationally rose from one per month in September 2010 to 215 calls per month in February 2014,
Verde (AZ) Independent
added Apr 20, 2014 07:56
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[Utah] EDITORIAL: In our opinion: FDA must consider regulating nicotine in e-cigarettes

The FDA has been dragging its heels on this issue, including the need for warnings such as are required for traditional cigarette packages. That needs to change. Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said in an interview with the Associated Press that he d
Deseret News
added Apr 19, 2014 12:08
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VIDEOS: Should You Be Worried About Your E-Cigarette Exploding?

Here's a brief history of e-cigs blowing up—in your face, in your car, in your home, in your bar.
Mother Jones Magazine
added Apr 18, 2014 20:26
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[California] Experts: E-Cigarette refills making kids sick

The number of problems involving e-cigarettes is rising, and nearly half of the reports involve children, according to state officials. The popularity of e-cigarettes has exploded, and experts say the number of flavors is endless and very enticing to chi
KGTV-Ch. 10 (San Diego, CA)
added Apr 15, 2014 23:23
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E-cigarette poisoning figures soar as vaping habit spreads across UK

Experts urge users to ensure liquids stored safely following surge in number of poisoning cases in children and adults
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 15, 2014 13:34
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[UK] Are e-cigarettes really a safer alternative to regular smoking?

But perhaps they pose a more immediate danger than lung disease and cancer. Some e-cigs have exploded into flames. Last night gran Jean Booth was fighting for life in Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, after her oxygen supply – she was recovering from a
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 15, 2014 13:33
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As Australia snuffs smoking, plant closes

Philip Morris International will close its Australian cigarette plant after six decades and shift production to South Korea, saying government regulations on low fire-risk cigarettes crimped exports.
Bloomberg News
added Apr 14, 2014 09:58
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[Oregon] Burning cigar, stroke are factors in fatal house hire

The man was smoking in bed shortly before 11 p.m. when he had a stroke and couldn’t escape from the fire that soon spread throughout the home in the 1900 block of Dogwood Drive, officials said.
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Apr 10, 2014 17:44
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[Florida] Cigarette almost causes disaster at VFW

Sebring firefighters made short work of a fire that nearly burned through a support beam Monday at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300. No one was injured and the damage was minimal, said Post Commander Mike Norris. However, he is going to have to more str
Sebring (FL) News-Sun
added Apr 9, 2014 15:13
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UMMC Implements More Stringent Tobacco-Free Policy After Fatal Fire

After a patient at University of Maryland Medical Center/System died in a hospital room fire in November, UMMC has implemented a more stringent Tobacco Free Policy. After the fire, the fire department found smoking material including a lighter near the v
WBFF FoxBaltimore 45
added Apr 9, 2014 15:02
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