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[Illinois] Coroner: Smoking with home oxygen machines led to deaths

Two area residents have died of burns since Sept. 5 as a probable result of smoking near home medical oxygen machines. Kimmerling said Gerald Peterlin, 75, of El Paso died at 7:55 p.m. Sept. 5 at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal after being inj
Bloomington (IL) Pantagraph
added Sep 18, 2014 17:39

VIDEO: Key Senate panel approves bill to child-proof liquid nicotine bottles

“Our first priority is to make sure this stuff isn’t hurting our kids,” said the legislation's sponsor, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL). "Then we can continue to look at whether or not additional steps need to be taken to protect the general public.” The
US Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL)
added Sep 18, 2014 16:08

[Florida] Sen. Nelson succeeds in drive to require child-proof liquid nicotine bottles

Senate committee voted today to require manufacturers to put child-proof caps on the small bottles... The Senate Commerce Committee, by a unanimous voice vote, approved Nelson’s legislation to require child-resistant packaging for any liquid nicotine sold
Bradenton (FL) Herald
added Sep 18, 2014 16:02

[Ohio] Growing Concern over Kids Ingesting Liquid Nicotine Used in E-Cigarettes

Central Ohio Poison Control says the number of young children being poisoned by e-liquid has risen dramatically this year. The liquid nicotine is used to refill electronic cigarettes. Here in Central Ohio, officials say in 2013 there were 15 children 5-
WTTE FOX28 (Columbus, OH)
added Sep 18, 2014 16:01

[Washington] E-cigarettes spark increase in state's nicotine poisoning cases

The total number of calls to the center about e-cigarettes is up 600 percent compared with recent years. There’s also a staggering increase in the number of kids exposed to serious levels of nicotine.
KOMO TV Ch. 4 ABC/KOMO Radio 1000 (Seattle, WA)
added Sep 18, 2014 15:20
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[Illinois] McLean County Coroner Has a Warning for Some Smokers

Two people have died in the last 10 days after smoking while wearing oxygen tubing. Coroner Beth Kimmerling says a man had lit a cigarette and created a fire that was contained to his face. The same thing happen
added Sep 17, 2014 17:32

[Washington] REPORT: E-cigarettes pose growing risk to children

Electronic cigarettes pose a growing risk to children between the ages of one and three, according to a new report released by the Washington Poison Center.
KHQ Ch. 6 (Spokane, WA)
added Sep 17, 2014 15:00
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[Washington] State tracking spike in minors exposed to e-cigarettes, marijuana

Washington Poison Center is tracking what it calls a concerning trend in the number of kids accidentally exposed to e-cigarettes and marijuana. The Poison Center says calls about children sucking on e-cigarettes or drinking its nicotine liquid are up 600
KREM (Spokane, WA)
added Sep 17, 2014 06:03

[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
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