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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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[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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[North Carolina] Severe burns, injuries from e-cigarette explosions go under-reported across the country

In the first six months of 2016, doctors at the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Hospitals treated 10 inpatients with severe burns and facial fractures from e-cigarette explosions. Almost all of them required surgery, and one patient lost his eye
ScienceDaily
added Oct 5, 2016 20:19
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[Indiana] Flashpoint: New law controlling e-liquid production common-sense step for consumer safety

The Vapor Association of Indiana is a non-profit, membership-supported association that stands for the safe sale and manufacture of e-liquids to protect Hoosiers from adulterated products...Our greater concern...is the announced plans for federal regulat
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Jul 4, 2016 14:47
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[Canada] Ontario Fire Marshal to investigate blaze that destroyed closed Six Nations cigarette factory

A massive fire that destroyed a closed cigarette factory on the edge of Ohsweken this morning will be probed by the Ontario Fire Marshal's office. Six Nations fire crews arrived at 1342 Chiefswood Road around 4 a.m. to find the entire south side of a la
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:36
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EDITORIAL: It's time to regulate e-cigarettes

Neither the risk of explosion nor concerns about long-term health effects of e-cigarettes have put a damper on their growing popularity. That makes it all the more imperative to have regulations as soon as possible. We have waited too long already.
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 4, 2016 17:36
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Nicotine from e-cigarettes poisoning more of our pets warn UK vets

There’s been a 300% increase in e-cigarette poisoning in the last 12 months, according to the Veterinary Poisons Information Service
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 25, 2014 10:14
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Image examples of marketing claims to accompany “Smoking Revolution". A Content Analysis of Electronic Cigarette Retail Websites

Conclusions: Health claims and smoking cessation messages that are unsupported by current scientific evidence are frequently used to sell e-cigarettes. Implied and overt health claims, the presence of doctors on websites, celebrity endorsements, and the u
eScholarship
added Mar 30, 2014 06:29
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Iowa Officials Blame Fire On Smoking While Using Oxygen

The Des Moines Fire Department says a man was injured when he lit a cigarette while using an oxygen tank, sparking a fire. The fire happened Saturday afternoon when the man lit a cigarette while wearing an oxygen mask.
KCRG-TV9 ABC (Cedar Rapids, IA)
added Dec 3, 2013 12:44
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GRAY: Burned Toddler Shows Need for E-Cigarette Regulation

When the FDA begins the regulatory process, it will be able to require safe manufacturing standards, testing  of the liquid's safety, and require child safety measures like child proof caps, among other things. For the little boy in Utah, regulation did
TIME Magazine
added Sep 26, 2013 06:28
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