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[Canada] Exploding e-cigarette 'lit my kid's face on fire,' warns Alberta father

The father of a southern Alberta teen is calling for a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors as his son recovers from burns, broken teeth and other injuries... Perry Greer says his son Ty, 16, was using the device in a car last week in Lethb
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 30, 2016 22:00
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Say goodbye to cigarettes, hello to booze

Alcohol is more prevalent now than it ever has been. Booze billboards are everywhere... That’s not to suggest alcohol should be shunned the way of the cigarette. But a conversation about our high consumption level of booze needs to happen. Our attitudes a
Moose Jaw (SK) Times-Herald (ca)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:39
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ZOTTER: Judicial Follies: More tobacco dangers

One doesn’t hear much about exploding cigars these days, however, and that could be because of cases like Clem Nieman’s. He sued Dow Drug Co., as well as S. Frieder Sons. (He apparently didn’t sue the Helena Cigar Company, probably because of the difficu
Ukiah (CA) Daily Journal
added Feb 11, 2015 06:49
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Malawi Evaluates Impact of Heavy Flooding on Tobacco Harvest

Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission is investigating the effect of floods that washed away about 7,000 hectares (17,300 acres) of crops, including tobacco and corn.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 23, 2015 14:22
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Floods in Malawi, Mozambique Force Thousands to Flee Homes

Malawi is Africa’s top exporter of burley tobacco, a low-grade variety of the crop. Limbe Leaf Tobacco Co., a unit of U.S.-based Universal Corp., Alliance One International Inc. (AOI) and Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914) are among buyers of the nation’s crop. T
Bloomberg News
added Jan 16, 2015 14:53
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As Summer Ends, Administration Misses Another Deadline to Issue Rule Regulating E-Cigarettes, Cigars – Our Kids Can’t Wait

The Administration’s continuing delay in issuing this long-overdue rule is inexcusable... E-cigarettes and little cigars are being marketed using slick tactics and an assortment of candy and fruit flavors... The health and well-being of our nation’s chil
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 22, 2015 16:02
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City Council votes to ban smoking in all Colorado Springs parks

The Colorado Springs City Council voted 5-3 on Tuesday to ban smoking in all city parks, including trails and open space areas. The ban is meant to protect city properties from fire danger, decrease litter — especially from cigarette butts — and red
Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
added Sep 25, 2013 17:11
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[Oregon] Smoker ignites oxygen system

A Eugene woman was flown by to a Portland burn center after she was injured while smoking near a medical oxygen system in her home.
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Jul 15, 2012 13:12
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[New York] VIDEO: Broadway Actress Vivien Eng Dies After Hell's Kitchen Fire

An actress who was pulled from a Manhattan high rise fire earlier this week has reportedly died.... Fire officials say the cause of the fire was "careless discard of smoking materials."
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Sep 5, 2015 16:26
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E-cigarettes made especially for inmates

It will be important to monitor the impact of the increasing availability of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) to jail and prison populations on several factors specific to this unique environment, such as smoking behaviours during incarceration
Tobacco Control
added Nov 16, 2014 21:45
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