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AMA Strengthens Policy on Electronic Cigarettes to Further Protect Youth

policy calls for the passage of laws and regulations that would: set the minimum legal purchase age for electronic cigarettes and their liquid nicotine refills at 21 years old; require liquid nicotine to be packaged in child-resistant containers; and urge
American Medical Association
added Jun 9, 2015 17:19
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[UK] Royal Navy to let sailors smoke e-cigarettes on nuclear submarines as 'they aren't fire risk'

The move follows a fugitive whistleblower claiming unauthorised vaping was a safety risk. Royal Navy medical officers now think there is no risk – and e-cigs would help ratings to give up real cigarettes, reports the Sunday People.
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 10:17
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[Ireland] Man claims he fell three storeys from hotel window while smoking, court told

He told the court he opened the right side of the third floor window and was smoking and "trying to blow smoke so no alarm would go off". "I was leaning towards the window trying to flick cigarette ash  away from our window  when I lost my balance. Al
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jun 9, 2015 07:59
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[Africa, Ghana] Revealed: Accra disaster was caused by 'man smoking cigarette'

“One man said that someone was smoking a cigarette which was then dropped on the fuel that had spilled out from the petrol station…,” BBC’s Sammy Darko reported to the International media firm. That, the eye witness implied started burning on the surfac
Adomonline.com (gh)
added Jun 5, 2015 15:09
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[Africa] Ghana petrol station inferno: Accra witnesses questioned

questioned about the cause of a petrol station fire in the capital, Accra, in which some 150 people died... Some young men became angry, denying they caused the fire. One witness suggested that the fire started when a cigarette was dropped, our reporter s
BBC Online
added Jun 5, 2015 15:00
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UPDATE 2-Blast at Ghana petrol station kills about 90 people

An explosion at a petrol station in Ghana's capital Accra killed about 90 people, many of whom had sought shelter there from torrential rain.... Initial signs suggested the fire started by accident,
Reuters
added Jun 4, 2015 10:02
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'No evidence' linking smoking cessation drug with suicide, road accidents

However, a new study suggests that there is no strong evidence to link the drug with increased risks of suicidal behavior or traffic accidents as previously thought.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 5, 2015 16:02
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[Australia] CASA bans e-cigarettes from check-in luggage

Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) says e-cigarettes will be restricted to carry-on luggage only as the lithium-ion batteries used in them pose a fire risk when checked in. The nation’s aviation safety regulator’s new restrictions on e-ci
Australian Aviation (au)
added Jun 3, 2015 21:55
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[UK] E-cigarette charger fire warning issued

E-smokers are being urged to unplug chargers when their cigarettes are powered up following a fire at a flat in Kendal. The fire, which started as a result of a charger being left in and switched on at the socket, caused significant burning to the charg
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 19:03
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[Canada] MOORE: Smoke that cigarette but don’t burn my place down

in Edmonton and area 55 dwellings have burned down or have received heavy damage because of careless smoking...you can’t be charged for stupidity — there’s no law against it — but maybe there should be. Smokers should be on the hook for burning someone ou
Edson (AB) Leader (ca)
added May 31, 2015 08:09
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