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[UK] Outcasts! E-cig smokers left out in the cold as more venues ban the devices

More and more venues across the region are now banning the devices which are widely-seen as an essential aid for those wanting to kick tobacco. ‘Vaping’ is outlawed at Old Trafford and The Etihad, on trams and Metrolink stops, trains and train statio
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 08:34

[UK] Family left devastated after e-cigarette explodes and sets fire to their home

A FAMILY have made an awful start to the holiday period after an e-cigarette exploded and set fire to their house destroying much of their Christmas presents.
Daily Star (uk)
added Dec 10, 2014 15:29

Tobacco smoke toxin could increase pain in people with spinal cord injury

A neurotoxin called acrolein found in tobacco smoke that is thought to increase pain in people with spinal cord injury has now been shown to accumulate in mice exposed to the equivalent of 12 cigarettes daily over a short time period.
added Dec 4, 2014 19:38

[Asia] In China, Tobacco Brands Sponsor Schools

Tobacco ads are banned on TV and in magazines, but cigarette ads show up anyway. And China's tobacco industry has found ways around restrictions. On its website, China's national tobacco corporation showcases its volunteer outreach to disadvantaged childr
Advertising Age
added Dec 4, 2014 14:00

[Wisconsin] Milwaukee woman fatally burned after dropping cigarette in van

A Milwaukee woman was fatally burned when she dropped a cigarette that ignited blankets in her husband's van...She was 68. According to the report, on Nov. 21 Turek was smoking a cigarette in her husband's van that was parked in the 2200 block of E. Benn
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Dec 4, 2014 05:37

[UK] Rise in pet dogs poisoned by e-cigarettes in Leeds

White Cross Vets, which has practices in Roundhay and Guiseley, has seen a major increase in the number of dogs in need of treatment after chewing or eating e-cigarettes. James Wood, clinic director at the Roundhay practice, said: “One thing is crystal c
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:29

[Oregon] 'Smoking materials' caused $1 million fire to six Beaverton-area townhomes

Eight Oak Hills residents were displaced after a fire damaged multiple townhouses Sunday night, according to Tualatin Valley Fire
The Oregonian
added Nov 28, 2014 14:28

[UK] Offshore firm Talisman to ban e-cigarettes after overheating incident

A spokesperson said: "The decision was taken following an incident on one of our platforms when an e-cigarette overheated while it was charging, resulting in minor damage to property. "We are aware that other operators in the UKCS have taken a similar s
BBC Online
added Nov 28, 2014 12:02

Nicotine from e-cigarettes poisoning more of our pets warn UK vets

There’s been a 300% increase in e-cigarette poisoning in the last 12 months, according to the Veterinary Poisons Information Service
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 25, 2014 10:14

[Washington] State health officials push to protect kids from e-cigarette liquids

State health officials say too many children are being poisoned by contact with the liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes. Now, the state’s poison center wants the Legislature to adopt standards for making liquid nicotine packages child-resistan
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Nov 24, 2014 03:25
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