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[Australia] 'Good riddance' to Philip Morris: Expert

Simon Chapman compared the tobacco industry with past and previously legal trades. "What we are seeing here is the 21st century's equivalent of what happened to the perfectly legal slave, opium and child labour trades in the 19th century," Prof Chapman t
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Apr 2, 2014 11:30
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First fire death in Colorado Springs a result of smoking while on oxygen

29 firefighters were on scene to tackle the fire, along with the hazmat unit and heavy rescue unit. The resident was badly burned and unconscious when she was pulled from her home.
KXRM Fox 21 / KXTU CW 57
added Dec 3, 2013 13:01
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[Canada, New Jersey] AMA REPORT ON PRODUCT LIABILITY: Bad Medicine, Good Politics: Doctoring the Evidence of Tobacco's Harm; The Alliance Between The Tobacco Industry and the American Medical Association (PDF)

American Medical Association and the tobacco industry were for 15 years among the strangest of bedfellows that politics makes. The association's constitution commands it "to promote. . the betterment of public health." Yet in 1963, the AMA was so bent on
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Aug 22, 2013 12:10
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[Oklahoma] Police: 'Explosion' at apartment complex came from e-cigarette

A hazmat unit was sent to an Oklahoma City apartment complex to investigate a report of an explosion early Tuesday. Police have determined that the explosion came from a lithium battery inside of an e-cigarette. It overheated and exploded, police said.
KOCO-TV Ch. 5
added Apr 17, 2013 14:55
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[Texas] El Paso woman burns face while smoking with oxygen mask

A 62-year-old woman received serious burns to her face when oxygen from an oxygen mask ignited while she was smoking Wednesday evening at her home in Northeast El Paso, Fire Department officials said.
El Paso (TX) Times / Borderland News
added Mar 14, 2013 15:31
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Feds crack down on e-liquid packaging that looks like candy, juice boxes

Federal regulators warned more than a dozen manufacturers, distributors and retailers Tuesday that they are endangering children by marketing e-cigarette liquids to resemble kid-friendly products such as juice boxes, candy and whipped cream. The Food an
Washington Post
added May 1, 2018 20:43
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This E-Cig Recall Comes at a Bad Time for British American Tobacco

R.J. Reynolds Vapor, a division of British American Tobacco's (NYSEMKT: BTI) Reynolds American subsidiary, recently issued a total recall of its Vibe electronic cigarettes, one of the models of its leading vapor brand Vuse. While there were no injuries
Motley Fool
added Apr 25, 2018 17:31
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[Canada] LETTER: Probing cigarette toxins

In 2008, I measured these toxic metals in the urine of random individuals. Of the cigarette smokers, 75 per cent had elevated levels of these metals. These toxic metals are also in second-hand smoke and third-hand smoke...What is needed is a large study
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Oct 7, 2017 15:18
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Idaho father, 30, loses seven teeth and is left with second degree burns after vape explodes in his face WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT

'I Vape (I know, terrible and uncool) but I no longer do and I hope to possible sway those that do to maybe reevaluate or find other methods of smoking. 'I've been doing this for about a year now and assure you I did not do anything I wasn't supposed t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 16, 2017 18:31
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[Canada] Smoking caused Langley City condominium fire: fire chief

The Dec. 13 fire that left more than 100 people homeless in Langley City was the result of smoking, City fire chief Rory Thompson said in an email to City council members. "We have concluded our investigation which was conducted with the insurance comp
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Dec 18, 2016 19:22
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