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[UK] NEW LAW ON SMOKING IN CARS ‘DOESN'T GO FAR ENOUGH’

A UK-based car leasing company is warning that the new law on smoking in cars carrying children doesn’t go far enough... Flexed.co.uk is calling for a blanket ban on in-car smoking, which it calls one of the greatest safety risks on the road today. It be
Fire Risk Management (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 17:11
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California Senate passes Mark Leno’s E-cigarette bill

The Senate today, as part of the Legislature’s extraordinary session on health, passed legislation calling for new statewide regulations on electronic cigarettes. SB X2-5, authored by Sen. Mark Leno, protects the public against exposure to e-cigarettes b
LGBT Weekly
added Aug 27, 2015 23:18
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[Missouri] Parents need to be more aware of harmful effects of e-cigarettes on kids

In two-third of the homes where children were exposed to e-cigarettes, they also were exposed to regular cigarettes. The researchers found that 36 percent of the e-cigarette users neither locked up e-liquid bottles nor used childproof caps. Such caps, w
ANI (in)
added Aug 27, 2015 13:42
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[UK] Smoking ban 'doesn't go far enough'

The ban on smoking in cars carrying children does not go far enough and nine out of 10 drivers want to see a complete ban on smoking while driving. Even smokers are in favour of a total ban and seven out of 10 agree with a blanket ban.
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 26, 2015 23:18
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Going up in smoke: 5 myths around e-cigarettes

* Myth 1: Electronic cigarettes are less harmful Not true. High-voltage e-cigarettes may generate formaldehyde at a greater level as compared to smoking. This raises one’s cancer risk by about 5-15 times higher than long-term smoking. * Myth 2: They a
Hindustan Times (in)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:48
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[California] Vaping shops say FDA regulation could put them out of business

With its thousands of brands of liquid nicotine packs and accessories, the fast-growing industry has had free rein to operate without regard for consumer safety, the FDA says. Alarmed by a surge in nicotine poisonings and the potential for abuse by child
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 25, 2015 19:38
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FDA: Nicotine Exposure Warnings and Child-Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine, Nicotine- Containing E-Liquid(s), and Other Tobacco Products; Request for Comments; Extension of Comment Period

FDA is extending the comment period on the ANPRM published July 1, 2015 (80 FR 37555). Submit either electronic or written comments by September 30, 2015.
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:17
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Nicotine Exposure Warnings and Child-Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine, Nicotine-Containing E-Liquid(s), and Other Tobacco Products

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing this advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to obtain information related to the regulation of “tobacco products” subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act), as amended by th
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:13
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California Wildfires: Can Burning Marijuana Fields Get You High?

It's very unlikely that nonsmoking Californians will suddenly get the munchies or experience any of the other reported effects of the intoxicating plant, Vandrey told Live Science. [11 Odd Facts About Marijuana]
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Aug 19, 2015 11:10
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[Canada] Calls grow for tougher penalties against people who toss cigarette butts

Christy Clark isn’t the only one who thinks penalties should be tougher for people who carelessly toss cigarette butts. On Sunday, the premier said the disrespectful and dangerous practice needs to be brought to an end in light of a human-caused wildfire
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 18, 2015 14:36
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