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[North Carolina] Rules on child-resistant packaging for e-cigarette liquids advance

Poison control workers say that as the e-cigarette industry has boomed, the number of children exposed to the liquid nicotine that gives hand-held vaporizing gadgets their kick also is spiking.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 23, 2015 11:28

[North Carolina] Bill would require safety packaging for e-cig liquids

would mandate child-resistant packaging and warning labels on liquids used with electronic cigarette vaporizers will go to the full House for consideration. Senate Bill 286 was given a unanimous approval...endorsed by Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 22, 2015 09:30
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[North Carolina] Bill would require safety packaging for e-cig fluids

The law would ban the sale of any e-liquid product without the packaging and warning labels in North step in reducing potential public health harm from e-cigs and vaporizer devices.... the bill is endorsed by Reynolds American Inc. and Lo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 21, 2015 15:39

E-Cigarette Liquid Nicotine Ingestion in a Child: Case Report and Discussion [FREE FULL TEXT]

TOP Introduction Case Report Discussion References The case we present and discuss illustrates the potential for nicotine toxicity from e-cigarettes in the pediatric population. We feel that emergency physicians should be aware of this new mode of poison
Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine (CJEM) (ca)
added May 4, 2015 08:05

[UK] Herts fire chief warns: Smoking kills in more ways than one, take steps to protect yourself

They’ve pinpointed it as the single biggest factor in accidental fires in the home – a third of all deaths are caused by cigarettes, often because of careless behaviour such as smoking in bed or not taking care after drinking alcohol.
The Comet (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 23:14

[California] LETTER: Justina Felix and Celeste Ramos: FDA must regulate all tobacco products, including e-cigs

We’re up against an escalating public health threat in the fight against tobacco. The tobacco companies aggressively marketing e-cigarettes stand to addict new generations to these new types of products and increase the risk of poisonings. Join with us i
Merced (CA) Sun-Star
added Apr 22, 2015 19:11

[UK] Halton firefighters back smoking awareness month

Firefighters in Runcorn and Widnes are encouraging smokers in the borough to extinguish cigarettes after smoking was revealed to be the single biggest killer in accidental fires in the home.Firefighters in Runcorn and Widnes are encouraging smokers in t
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:56

[Massachusetts] Smoking blamed for fire displacing occupants of 24 apartments in Weymouth, two fires in Braintree

Fire officials are blaming careless disposal of smoking materials for causing $100,000 damage during a two-alarm blaze in a first-floor apartment at 53 Queen Anne Drive, Weymouth on Thursday, April 16 and in two separate blazes in Braintree earlier this
Wicked Local (MA)
added Apr 19, 2015 16:43

[Connecticut] Esty pushes for ban on e-cigarette advertising

Esty’s Protecting Children from Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act, H.R. 478, would prohibit the advertising of e-cigarettes to children. Esty also introduced the Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act, H.R. 1375, which would require child safety pack
Connecticut Post
added Apr 18, 2015 13:05

[Canada] Fredericton balcony fire starts from smoking material

One person was displaced overnight by a fire at a four-storey apartment building off of Bishop Drive in Fredericton. Fire department platoon captain Peter McMurtrie says it started at about midnight on a second-floor balcony.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:05
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