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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
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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
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[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
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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
added Jun 9, 2015 17:19
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[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
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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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[UK] Dad died from heart attack after e-cigarette exploded next to oxygen tank

David Thomson had left his electronic cigarette charging when the battery exploded, igniting the piping leading to his oxygen cylinder
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 13:10
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[Idaho] Yet Another Exploding E-Cigarette Starts A Fire While It Was Plugged In To Charge

investigators in Idaho say an e-cigarette plugged into a laptop overnight is to blame for a recent house fire. It sounds a lot like stories we've heard before: Someone in the family had plugged the e-cigarette into a laptop to charge and went to bed.
The Consumerist (blog)
added Nov 5, 2013 19:14
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[Ireland] Man died in care home from fire ignited by cigarette

A NURSING home has changed its practices on allowing residents to smoke, following the death of a 69-year-old blind man who suffered severe burns to 30 per cent of his body when a cigarette fell and ignited his clothes in a smoking room.
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 8, 2012 03:13
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[Washington] Smoking sparks oxygen tubing fire

Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to a call in the 100 block of North Tschirley Road on Monday after a woman’s oxygen tubing caught fire as she was smoking a cigarette, said Assistant Fire Marshal Bill Clifford.
The Spokesman-Review
added Oct 6, 2012 05:07
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