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[Australia] General process for amending the Poisons Standard: Nicotine

A member of the public has submitted an application to exempt nicotine from the Poisons Standard when delivered by electronic nicotine delivery systems if below a certain concentration of nicotine. A public notice on the proposed amendment to the Poison
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) (Australian Government Department of Health) (au)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:14
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Utah Teen Girl Injured While Trying Out Brother’s e-Cigarette

13-year-old Arianne Anderson decided she wanted to try out her 16-year-old brother’s e-cigarette. “I just put the battery in and twisted it back on and was getting ready to push the button, and it exploded,” Arianne said.
KTXL-TV FOX40 (Sacramento, CA)
added Jul 30, 2016 22:08
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[Brazil, Latin America] Australia slams Rio Olympic officials after smoke alarms were turned OFF in the athletes village before a fire started by a dropped cigarette erupted

Chiller said the fire was started by a discarded cigarette and she blasted the number of smokers at the Athletes Village. 'There's a lot of smokers. There are a lot of workers and contractors smoking in the village. The Athletes Village is a non-smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 30, 2016 13:44
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Sellers of faulty vape devices may be liable

A: Lisa, the use of e-cigarettes, e-pens, e-pipes, e-hookah and e-cigars is seen by many as a “safer” way... U.S. importers, wholesalers and retailers that sold the faulty vaping device may each be subject to suit. If one or more of these companies is fo
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jul 21, 2016 19:43
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[North Dakota] VIDEO: Wahpeton woman will face two years in prison after her cigarette started apartment fire

for starting a fire that forced more than 30 people from an apartment building... Yolanda Thinn allegedly told investigators she fell asleep while smoking a cigarette and set a mattress on fire. Thinn pleaded guilty in April to reckless endangerment.
 WDAY TV & Radio (Fargo, ND)
added Jul 17, 2016 02:50
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[Argentina, Latin America] 'This guy is unbelievable' Plane delays landing after pilot spots man smoking on RUNWAY

The runway fiend has since been identified as a 45-year-old passenger who needed to take an urgent flight to Buenos Aires. The man said he lit the cigarette to tackle his frustration, as the flight was full and and he was unable to purchase a ticket.
The [London, UK] Express
added Jul 13, 2016 18:56
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[Asia, India] Painter burnt to death while lighting cigarette

In a freak mishap, a 35-year-old painter died in a fire which broke out when he lit a cigarette after smearing himself with a combustible chemical to remove paint marks in Coimbatore.
The News Minute (in)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:35
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[UK] 'It could happen to a child' Devastated Brit's warning as e-cig kills dog

Miffany Haynes says her dog Leonardo got ill after chewing on a discarded e-cigarette a friend had left under her sofa. She realised he had sunk his teeth into it after he collapsed in her back garden and she rushed him to the vets.
Daily Star (uk)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:29
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[UK] 'E-cigarettes killed my dog': Pet owner claims her beloved Staffordshire bull terrier died after CHEWING a discarded vaporiser

Haynes watched her Staffordshire Bull terrier Leonardo collapse after ingesting the dangerous toxins in the e-cigarette, used by millions of Britons to ease themselves into giving up smoking. Leonardo was taken to the vet but after eight months of treatm
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 26, 2016 20:19
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[Indiana] Phil Gulley: Ashes to Ashes / Cigarettes continue to extinguish thousands of lives a week, and I’m smoldering about it.

4,295 people were killed on motorcycles in the United States, while more than 480,000 people died from cigarettes. I don’t know how many people will die this year from being blown up at gas stations, but I’m trying my best not to be one of them.
Indianapolis Monthly
added Jun 25, 2016 02:14
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