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[Asia, Israel] Proposed state legislation to prohibit e-cigs released by Health Ministry / Toddler who ingested liquid nicotine passes away

A government bill aimed at prohibiting the production, import, marketing and advertising of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) and its equipment was made public on Sunday by the Health Ministry. After studying the issue in depth in recent months, the minist
Jerusalem Post
added Sep 15, 2014 13:29

[Pennsylvania] VIDEO: "Jazz" Brand E-Cigarette Sparks Destructive Car Fire

McCarthy is new to e-cigs - he's trying to quit smoking. He left a "Jazz" brand e-cigarette charging in the car on August 18th, when a neighbor knocked on his door. "They said there's smoke rolling out of your jeep. I ran out there, the back seat had ca
WICU 12 (Erie, PA)
added Sep 10, 2014 06:32

[Tennessee] Pets poisoned by e-cigarette liquids on rise

Pet Poison Helpline has encountered a sharp uptick in calls concerning cases of nicotine poisoning in pets that ingested e-cigarettes or liquid nicotine refill solution. Nicotine poses a serious threat of poisoning to dogs and cats and e-cigarettes back
Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Sep 9, 2014 15:05

[UK] E-cigs refills 'threat to children'

Parents need to keep electronic cigarette refills away from young children because of the risk of poisoning, doctors in Birmingham say. They issued the warning, in the medical journal Archives of Disease in Childhood, after a two-year-old girl accidenta
BBC Online
added Sep 9, 2014 05:44

Research letter / Online electronic cigarette retailers can do more to prevent accidental poisonings

There are currently no regulations requiring child-resistant packaging or poison warning labels on e-cigarettes and e-liquid sold in the USA. Previous research found e-liquid cartridges lacked content and warning labels, evidence that the industry has no
Tobacco Control
added Sep 9, 2014 05:42

[UK] E-cigarette nicotine refills pose danger to infants

In a letter* published today in the Archives of Disease in Childhood, doctors said the safety measures in place around refill cartridges had to be improved to prevent toddlers accidentally swallowing the contents, potentially causing serious harm.
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Sep 9, 2014 05:21

Tennessee hasn't inspected tobacco farms since 2006

The lawsuit that an attorney for Alavez and six other teenage tobacco workers ultimately filed against Marty Coley Farms describes the accident. It also details deplorable living conditions in a three-bedroom home infested with vermin and roaches, where
The Tennessean
added Sep 8, 2014 04:45

Kids work on Tennessee's tobacco farms with few protections

Luna represents the new face of Tennessee's centuries-old tobacco industry — a teenage migrant worker from Mexico unaccompanied by his parents, forgoing an education and laboring long hours for little pay to produce tobacco for the nation's big cigarette
The Tennessean
added Sep 8, 2014 04:44

[UK] Tot cheats death after swallowing e-cigarette refill

Safety warning after two-year-old treated at Good Hope Hospital when she vomited after putting nicotine cartridge in mouth
Birmingham Mail (uk)
added Sep 8, 2014 04:22

E-cigarette debate heats up in Wisconsin

At least seven stores specializing in electronic cigarettes have opened this year in the Madison area, selling what operators and some anti-tobacco advocates say are a safer alternative to regular cigarettes. But health officials say little is known ab
Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, WI)
added Sep 8, 2014 04:14
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