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[California] E-cigarette scofflaw leaves airline passenger fuming

What can legally be done when someone secretly smokes an e-cig on board?...the DOT will, probably by year's end, add language to its federal registry that spells out that rule for e-cigarette smokers, just in case they don't know how to spell N-O.
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 31, 2015 11:12
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[Maine] Air tank, smoking blamed in Old Town fire that killed 2

A couple and two pets died in a fire on Southgate Road on Saturday that was caused by careless smoking and an oxygen tank, state police said. Firefighters pulled Joseph Prekop, 67, and the family dog from the fire but could not resuscitate them. They dis
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 31, 2015 13:30
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Say goodbye to cigarettes, hello to booze

Alcohol is more prevalent now than it ever has been. Booze billboards are everywhere... That’s not to suggest alcohol should be shunned the way of the cigarette. But a conversation about our high consumption level of booze needs to happen. Our attitudes a
Moose Jaw (SK) Times-Herald (ca)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:39
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[UK] NEW LAW ON SMOKING IN CARS ‘DOESN'T GO FAR ENOUGH’

A UK-based car leasing company is warning that the new law on smoking in cars carrying children doesn’t go far enough... Flexed.co.uk is calling for a blanket ban on in-car smoking, which it calls one of the greatest safety risks on the road today. It be
Fire Risk Management (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 17:11
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California Senate passes Mark Leno’s E-cigarette bill

The Senate today, as part of the Legislature’s extraordinary session on health, passed legislation calling for new statewide regulations on electronic cigarettes. SB X2-5, authored by Sen. Mark Leno, protects the public against exposure to e-cigarettes b
LGBT Weekly
added Aug 27, 2015 23:18
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[Missouri] Parents need to be more aware of harmful effects of e-cigarettes on kids

In two-third of the homes where children were exposed to e-cigarettes, they also were exposed to regular cigarettes. The researchers found that 36 percent of the e-cigarette users neither locked up e-liquid bottles nor used childproof caps. Such caps, w
ANI (in)
added Aug 27, 2015 13:42
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FDA Extends Comment Period for Nicotine Exposure Warnings and Child-Resistant Packaging ANPRM

announcing a 30-day extension to the comment period for the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on Nicotine Exposure Warnings and Child-Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine, Nicotine-Containing E-Liquid(s), and Other Tobacco Products. This AN
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 26, 2015 20:47
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[UK] Smoking ban 'doesn't go far enough'

The ban on smoking in cars carrying children does not go far enough and nine out of 10 drivers want to see a complete ban on smoking while driving. Even smokers are in favour of a total ban and seven out of 10 agree with a blanket ban.
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 26, 2015 23:18
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Going up in smoke: 5 myths around e-cigarettes

* Myth 1: Electronic cigarettes are less harmful Not true. High-voltage e-cigarettes may generate formaldehyde at a greater level as compared to smoking. This raises one’s cancer risk by about 5-15 times higher than long-term smoking. * Myth 2: They a
Hindustan Times (in)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:48
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FDA: Nicotine Exposure Warnings and Child-Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine, Nicotine- Containing E-Liquid(s), and Other Tobacco Products; Request for Comments; Extension of Comment Period

FDA is extending the comment period on the ANPRM published July 1, 2015 (80 FR 37555). Submit either electronic or written comments by September 30, 2015.
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:17
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