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[California] SPAETH: Marin Voice: E-cigarettes deserve same restrictions as the real thing

Our local school teachers tell us that e-cigarettes and nicotine-filled hookah pens... A recent survey showed that nearly half of our local retailers sell these “nicotine aerosolizing techno-toys,” often found next to candy in local corner stores and gas
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Feb 11, 2015 16:44

[California] Bruce Jenner car crash: Was smoking at the wheel, NOT texting

a possibility that Bruce was texting just moments before the collision, though recent photos obtained by TMZ show that he was clutching a cigarette and not a mobile phone. Police are still thought to be attempting to get search warrant
Entertainmentwise (uk)
added Feb 8, 2015 17:59

[Wisconsin] LETTER: David McCune: Joel Kleefisch's bill favoring e-cigarettes appallingly stupid

of pressing issues Kleefisch could have excreted a bill for, endorsing e-cigarettes is among the stupidest. Akin to promoting the health benefits of Ebola because some businesses profit. Appallingly stupid.
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Feb 1, 2015 16:54

[UK] Dramatic video shows E-Cigarette bursts into flames in just 35 minutes

Shocking video footage has been released showing an E-Cigarette bursting into flames in just 35 minutes after being plugged into a non-standard charger.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jan 12, 2015 09:22

[Australia] Anti-smoke drug blamed for death

A Perth mother wants her son's death investigated by the State Coroner...Daniel Patterson was prescribed varenicline, a medication marketed as Champix that has been linked to 25 suicides in Australia in the seven years to 2014 and anoth
West Australian (au)
added Jan 11, 2015 15:43

[Pennsylvania] 73-year-old woman identified as victim in elderly high-rise fire; smoking may be cause

The medical examiner has identified a woman found dead after a fire at her senior citizen's high-rise near Pittsburgh, but the cause of her death and the fire remained under investigation.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 5, 2015 23:58

[UK] Man falls to his death 'while smoking cigarette out of window' on Christmas Day

on Christmas Eve but left early to go home. He then leaned out of an upstairs window for a smoke but lost his balance and tumbled to the ground. It is believed he was discovered by his mother Lynne the following morning and police and the ambulance servi
The Mirror (uk)
added Dec 28, 2014 17:39

[Washington] Poison experts: Regulate e-cigarettes

State health officials say too many children in Washington 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
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Nov 24, 2014 02:58

[Utah] Clearing the vapor about regulating e-cigarettes

But despite claims made by supporters of electronic cigarettes and “vaping,” many government organizations are concerned the latest thing isn’t regulated closely enough... The UCHD is pursuing a requirement that vapor providers must be licensed. Madigan
Provo (UT) Daily Herald
added Nov 16, 2014 16:46

[Washington] Man pulled from burning Tacoma house, taken to hospital

One of the women inside reported that her electronic cigarette exploded, spilling liquid that ignited and set the couch on fire, McRoberts said. Investigators were still working to determine exactly what caused the fire.
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Nov 12, 2014 18:30
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