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Tobacco-Free Kids Statement on Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015

This legislation would give the CPSC the authority to require the use of child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine containers sold to consumers, a requirement that would take effect 180 days after enactment. The CPSC currently requires such packaging
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 24, 2015 11:30
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FDA mulls restrictions on liquid nicotine

has taken the first step toward potential national standards on child-resistant tobacco packaging, along with establishing warning labels on liquid nicotine used with electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. The FDA is requesting comment, research reports an
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 1, 2015 15:33
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FDA Considering Warning On Liquid Nicotine ($$)

For 60 days, the agency will be collecting data, research, comments and other information to inform this decision, which also extends to so-called novel tobacco products like dissolvables, lotions, gels and drinks. “Recent increases in calls and visits
Law360
added Jul 1, 2015 11:55
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[UK] Royal Navy to let sailors smoke e-cigarettes on nuclear submarines as 'they aren't fire risk'

The move follows a fugitive whistleblower claiming unauthorised vaping was a safety risk. Royal Navy medical officers now think there is no risk – and e-cigs would help ratings to give up real cigarettes, reports the Sunday People.
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 10:17
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'No evidence' linking smoking cessation drug with suicide, road accidents

However, a new study suggests that there is no strong evidence to link the drug with increased risks of suicidal behavior or traffic accidents as previously thought.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 5, 2015 16:02
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[Africa, Ghana] Revealed: Accra disaster was caused by 'man smoking cigarette'

“One man said that someone was smoking a cigarette which was then dropped on the fuel that had spilled out from the petrol station…,” BBC’s Sammy Darko reported to the International media firm. That, the eye witness implied started burning on the surfac
Adomonline.com (gh)
added Jun 5, 2015 15:09
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[New York] 2 dogs dead in Chester animal hospital fire

Fire officials say the owner of the All Pets Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Mark Lane, was inside when the fire started... Dr. Lane told police and fire officials on the scene that he fell asleep while smoking.
News 12
added May 22, 2015 18:12
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[South Carolina] Discarded cigarette in flower pot displaces several families in condo blaze

the fire that damaged at least 10 units was the result of someone dropping a cigarette butt in a flower pot. Wilson explained, "A cigarette was disposed of in a flower pot which was sitting on the second floor deck area of the condo building - this was d
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added May 6, 2015 14:09
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[UK] Herts fire chief warns: Smoking kills in more ways than one, take steps to protect yourself

They’ve pinpointed it as the single biggest factor in accidental fires in the home – a third of all deaths are caused by cigarettes, often because of careless behaviour such as smoking in bed or not taking care after drinking alcohol.
The Comet (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 23:14
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[California] LETTER: Justina Felix and Celeste Ramos: FDA must regulate all tobacco products, including e-cigs

We’re up against an escalating public health threat in the fight against tobacco. The tobacco companies aggressively marketing e-cigarettes stand to addict new generations to these new types of products and increase the risk of poisonings. Join with us i
Merced (CA) Sun-Star
added Apr 22, 2015 19:11
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