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[UK-Northern Ireland] Smoking linked to almost half of fire deaths

Smoking has been linked to almost half the fatal fires in Northern Ireland over the past five years. The Fire and Rescue Service said this applied to 22 of the 53 accidental fire deaths since 2010. Alan Walmsley, assistant chief fire officer, said: “Sm
The News Letter (uk)
added Oct 6, 2015 11:10
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What smoking ban? Flyers still light up mid-air

when it comes to fire on board, there is not much that one can do. It is in this light that the instances of passengers smoking on flights is seen with seriousness. Last week, a Bangladesh national was stopped from smoking onboard Jet Airways Bahrain-Mum
Times of India
added Oct 5, 2015 14:08
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[UK] Killer heels! Not to mention toxic socks and radioactive belts - how our clothes have been the death of us for 200 years

High-society victims of crinoline fires included the 18-year-old Archduchess Mathilde of Austria, whose tiny act of teenage rebellion went fatally wrong when she was caught smoking by her strict Prussian father. She hid the illicit cigarette behind her b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 2, 2015 10:40
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[New York] VIDEO: Jury awards woman $1.9M after e-cigarette explodes

A California woman badly burned by an exploding electronic cigarette was awarded nearly $2 million Wednesday by a jury in a product liability suit, her lawyer said. Jennifer Ries of Corona was on her way to the airport in March 2013 when she plugged in h
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 29, 2015 00:07
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[California] Calif. Jury Awards $1.9M In Exploding E-Cigarette Trial ($$)

to a woman whose e-cigarette exploded and seriously burned her, finding the manufacturer and seller liable for her injuries. The product liability suit highlights a lack of scrutiny on the e-cigarette industry, said the plaintiff Jennifer Ries' lawyer,..
Law360
added Oct 2, 2015 10:35
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[California] Woman burned by exploding e-cigarette battery awarded $1.9 million

After plugging the device into the car's charger, liquid started dripping from the battery, she said. The car filled with a smell like nail polish remover. Then, with a loud bang, the battery exploded.
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 1, 2015 08:46
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AG: Feds Understate Danger to Children of E-Cigarettes, Vaping | Bronxville-Eastchester, NY Patch

Schneiderman has urged the Food and Drug Administration to take immediate action to stem the increasing incidence of liquid nicotine poisoning among children. In 2014, an 18-month-old toddler in upstate New York died from ingesting liquid nicotine. Accor
Patch.org
added Sep 30, 2015 16:09
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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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[France] Cigarettes électroniques : de « nombreuses anomalies » sur la sécurité relevées [Electronic cigarettes: "numerous anomalies" identified safety]

this campaign checks finds a non-compliance 90% of collected liquids and nearly all chargers. Regarding liquid refills, that instance highlights of "numerous anomalies labeling" as well as "non-compliant products and / or dangerous".
Le Monde
added Sep 30, 2015 15:59
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Letter - FDA Child Resistant Packaging and Nicotine Warnings

FDA action to require appropriate warning labels and child-resistant packaging is necessary to protect the public health against inadvertent nicotine exposure. The risks of not establishing requirements for clear warning labels and child-resistant packagi
Scribd
added Sep 29, 2015 23:29
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