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No guns, no smoking: Storm shelter Texas-style

No guns, no pets, no smoking: these are the rules at the Red Cross shelter in Winnie, Texas. Yet as super storm Harvey forces more and more Americans to flee their homes, few are complaining.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 30, 2017 01:44
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Video appears to show Kim Jong Un casually smoking next to an untested liquid-fueled missile

a short video clip laid bare another shocking reality: North Korean missile forces allowed Kim Jong Un, the supreme leader of the country, to smoke a cigarette feet from the base of an untested, liquid-fueled rocket engine.
Business Insider
added Jul 7, 2017 01:52
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[UK] Illegal Jin Ling cigarettes linked to pensioner's death seized in raids

Trading Standards officers in Grimsby have seized the first red packs of Jin Ling cigarettes found in the UK, a Russian brand linked to the death of a pensioner
Grimsby Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 02:40
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[UK] LEWIS: Regulating the smoke ban 10 years on

It just goes to show that if you get the right blend of education and enforcement then landmark pieces of public health legislation can be comprehensive successes.
Medium
added Jun 20, 2017 15:48
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[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Australia: Smoke without fire: international tobacco retailers claims held to be misleading and dece

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) alleged that the representations had the ability to mislead consumers about the health effects of non-nicotine e-cigarettes. More specifically, the ACCC argued that, by making the representations,
Mondaq
added Jun 8, 2017 18:04
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[New Jersey] Vaporizer explodes in vaper's face in Manchester

A vaporizer blew up in a 21-year-old man's face and set a bedroom on fire Tuesday evening, police said. Police first got word of "a small explosion and structure fire" on New Brunswick Avenue shortly before 7:20 p.m., according to a prepared statement fr
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added May 18, 2017 01:11
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[UK] Vaper, 25, suffers horrific acid burns and bruising after e-cigarette explodes 'like a hand grenade' blasting a hole in his living room wall

Ian Cudbertson has been scarred for life after his ordeal and reckons he would have been killed if he had been smoking the gadget at the time. The 25-year-old was watching television when he suddenly felt the device burning red hot in his pocket so he p
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 24, 2017 19:10
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[Asia, Mid-east] Don’t be fooled by e-cigarettes, warn UAE doctors

Viral videos show e-cigarettes exploding in users' pockets and hands, often causing severe disfigurement, but doctors warn that vaping may also cause cancer and heart disease due to deadly chemicals that users inhale. Dr Georgey Koshy, Chief Medical Off
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Apr 22, 2017 22:27
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[Mid-east] Don’t be fooled by e-cigarettes, warn UAE doctors

Doctors in the UAE are urging e-cigarette users to be aware of the health risks from the practice of vaping and say e-cigarettes are just as harmful as smoking tobacco. Millions of cigarette smokers around the world, including in the UAE, want to kick th
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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Navy Suspends Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) on Ships, Subs, Aircraft

The prohibition applies to Sailors, Marines, Military Sealift Command civilians and any personnel working on or visiting those units. The Fleet commanders implemented this policy to protect the safety and welfare of Sailors and to protect the ships, su
U.S. Navy.mil
added Apr 14, 2017 22:45
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