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[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

KRISTOF: Are You Safe on That Sofa?

IF you want a case study of everything that is wrong with money politics, this is it.
New York Times
added May 20, 2012 12:56

[Canada] Sharp Hill fire near Airdrie, Alta., caused by smoker, high winds

A fire southeast of Airdrie that swept through the Sharp Hill community Tuesday afternoon was caused by the "improper disposal of smoking material" and made worse by strong winds, fire officials said Thursday. The origin of the blaze was a grassy area n
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:14

[Canada] Spike in fires blamed on cigarettes extinguished in flower pots or mulch

“All the chemicals that are inside the cedar mulch or the flower pots are decomposing and the heat from the cigarette or any kind of heat source just ignites it,” he said. Dorion said these kinds of fires appear to be on the rise since April. “Since Ap
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 30, 2016 16:48

Lawsuit Against DOT Ban on E-Cigs in Airplanes Takes Flight

The lawsuit, filed in May in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, says the federal regulatory agency,...exceeded its authority granted by lawmakers when it used tobacco regulations to ban non-tobacco products.
Heartland Institute
added Jun 6, 2016 15:57

SIEGEL: IN MY VIEW: FDA Bears Responsibility for Increasing Number of Severe E-Cigarette-Related Injuries; Wasting Time with Product Applications was a Doomed Approach

The FDA is so committed to treating vaping products like deadly cigarettes rather than as a much safer consumer product that it is costing people a great deal of unnecessary suffering. No 17-year-old should have to suffer third-degree burns because the a
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 1, 2016 18:50

[Michigan] Dingell urges FDA to finalize e-cigarette rule after roadblock averted in funding bill

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District) is thanking negotiators for preventing a “poison-pill” policy rider from being included in the 2016 government funding bill that would have exempted electronic cigarettes from being regulated by the Food and Drug
Southgate (MI) News-Herald
added Dec 19, 2015 18:35

AMA Strengthens Policy on Electronic Cigarettes to Further Protect Youth

policy calls for the passage of laws and regulations that would: set the minimum legal purchase age for electronic cigarettes and their liquid nicotine refills at 21 years old; require liquid nicotine to be packaged in child-resistant containers; and urge
American Medical Association (AMA)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:19

[Texas] Man sues e-cigarette store for $1million after batteries explode in his cargo shorts and give him second degree burns on his crotch

David Powell, of Arlington, is seeking a minimum of $1million after receiving first and second degree burns from the incident that occurred while he was playing kickball at his daughter's birthday party. The two lithium-ion batteries Mr Powell bought fro
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 14:29

Poisoning Calls About E-Cigarettes and Liquid Nicotine More Than Doubled in 2014 – FDA Must Act to Protect Kids

It is unacceptable that products that can be addictive and toxic are being sold without any federal regulations to stop them from being marketed and sold to kids and without requirements for safety warnings and childproof packaging. The FDA first announc
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 13, 2015 14:17
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