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VIDEO: EXPLODING E-CIGARETTES PROMPT 3 NEW LAWSUITS IN CALIFORNIA

Three new exploding electronic cigarette cases in California have prompted major lawsuits against the industry after multiple people suffered severe burns to the body. Attorney Greg Bentley is behind all three cases that occurred within the state in 2015
KABC-TV Channel 7 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Nov 21, 2015 16:23
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban makes sense in public housing

THA offers smoking cessation resources (including classes and patches); HUD would be wise to do the same if its ban is implemented....There are too many good reasons to ban smoking. HUD’s proposal should move forward.
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Nov 18, 2015 01:45
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Tobacco war on home front

Smokers are a minority in public housing, as in the rest of the society. The negative health consequences of tobacco smoke are not confined by common apartment walls. HUD’s proposed policy is an important step to diminish the public health scourge of sm
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Nov 16, 2015 01:26
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[Australia] Builders of an Melbourne apartment block which went up in flames after a cigarette was stubbed out on the building now want to use DRONES to enforce a smoking ban

This was the building's response to a report by Melbourne's Metropolitan Fire Brigade which found a cigarette sparked the blaze by igniting flammable building material used on balconies. Melbourne City Council's response to the fire report was to order t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 12, 2015 12:14
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E-Cigarettes To Be Banned From Checked Airline Baggage ($$)

In an interim final rule scheduled for publication in the Federal Register on Friday, the DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration said portable electronic smoking devices like e-cigarettes, e-cigars, e-pipes or personal vaporizers will
Law360
added Oct 28, 2015 16:47
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[Michigan] Fire that killed 2 in Kentwood caused by 'careless' smoking

A fire that started inside a Wingate Apartments unit, killing two people inside, was the result of the "careless" use of smoking materials inside, authorities say.
Grand Rapids (MI) Press
added Oct 24, 2015 03:39
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[France] E-cigarette refill warning

USERS of e-cigarettes have been warned that the vast majority of refills are sub-standard with 90% containing chemicals not mentioned on the labels. The alarming report from the consumer protection agency DGCCRF also showed that 13 out of the 14 charge
The Connexion (fr)
added Sep 30, 2015 15:59
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[New York] AGs Attack Liquid Nicotine, E-cigarettes

“As more and more Americans – especially young people – take up e-cigarettes, it is more important than ever that the FDA ensures our children are protected from the dangers of liquid nicotine,” Schneiderman said . “Child-resistant packaging and health w
North Country (NY) Gazette (blog)
added Sep 29, 2015 23:16
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U.S. states urge FDA to ensure warnings on liquid nicotine products

Attorneys general of 33 U.S. states, including New York's Eric Schneiderman, urged the Food and Drug Administration to ensure health warning labels on nicotine-containing liquids and other novel tobacco products. The attorneys general in a letter on Tue
Reuters
added Sep 29, 2015 23:09
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[Sudan South] At Least 85 Killed In South Sudan Fuel Truck Explosion Sparked By A Cigarette

50 others were injured in the blast that occurred when someone lit a cigarette near a leaking fuel tanker, officials said.
BuzzFeed
added Sep 17, 2015 13:15
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