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[Florida] Amid FDA talks, e-cigarette industry braces for change

The FDA also could move forward with tougher regulations involving advertising practices — or even a requirement that companies only market new tobacco products after FDA review, as was considered in the agency's 2014 proposal. Analysts say a measure lik
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 4, 2015 11:43

Nicotine Exposure Warnings and Child-Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine, Nicotine- Containing E-Liquid(s), and Other Tobacco Products; Request for Comments (PDF)

seeking comments, data, research results, or other information that may inform regulatory actions FDA might take with respect to nicotine exposure warnings and child-resistant packaging for liquid nicotine and nicotine-containing e-liquid(s) that are made
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 30, 2015 18:45

[North Carolina] Reynolds American touts e-cig safety features in wake of CDC warning

Reynolds placed on its website information about Vuse’s safety features, including that it contains a “keep out of the reach of children” warning. The Vuse e-cigs are designed and assembled domestically, with the liquid made in Winston-Salem. The company
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 4, 2014 15:23

[Arizona] Phoenix Fire Department officials warn electronic cigarette users about fire danger

“These things are causing fires,” said Phoenix Fire Department Captain and Arson Investigator Gary Hernandez. He responded to the fire at the Orman’s house, but this wasn’t the first e-cigarette-related fire he’s seen. “They had plugged this in, in the
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Jan 1, 2014 23:36

[Maryland] Man Sustains Serious Burns in Smoking Accident

A man in Glen Burnie sustained serious burns on Sunday morning when he began smoking while hooked up to oxygen.
added Feb 18, 2013 16:21

[Pennsylvania] Woman Suffers Burns When Her Cigarette Ignites Oxygen Tank

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ (CBS) – A 61-year-old woman suffered burns to the face when the cigarette she was smoking triggered a flash fire and explosion in a medical oxygen tank she was hooked up to.
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Nov 27, 2012 12:54

[Indiana] Tragic fire: Woman lights cigarette while on oxygen

"She was lighting a cigarette I assume while she's wearing her oxygen mask and as a result the fire from the cigarette lighter and the oxygen set her pajamas on fire," said Emery. "From there I guess the rest is history."
WBND ABC57 ( South Bend, IN)
added Nov 23, 2012 15:06

[Louisiana] Lit cigarette, oxygen machine causes fatal fire

Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Oct 10, 2012 17:39

[Illinois] PANIERI: Cigarettes a sign of revolution?

Nary a day goes by that I don’t see a hand surreptitiously flicking a cigarette butt from vehicle windows (especially pickup trucks, for some reason). I have to wonder if this butt-tossing is a passive/aggressive action in protest to $5 per pack cigarette
Joliet (IL) Herald News
added Sep 24, 2012 17:24

[Texas] Woman killed in house fire after smoking while using oxygen tank

Neighbors said the family had nine cats, a bird and a dog. Most of the animals perished in the fire.
KHOU CBS 11 (Houston, TX)
added Jul 7, 2012 22:19
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