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US warns liquid nicotine packets resemble juice boxes

[FDA] said the packaging practice is illegal for vaping formulas and could lead to poisoning if children mistakenly drink the liquids, which are intended for use with e-cigarettes and vaping devices. Exposure to nicotine, even in small amounts, can cause
AP - Associated Press
added May 1, 2018 20:29
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FDA, FTC take action against companies misleading kids with e-liquids that resemble children’s juice boxes, candies and cookies

issued 13 warning letters to manufacturers, distributors, and retailers for selling e-liquids used in e-cigarettes with labeling and/or advertising that cause them to resemble kid-friendly food products, such as juice boxes, candy or cookies, some of them
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 1, 2018 20:10
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[Canada] Deputy chief blames illegal cigarettes for London blazes

“People need to know that if they are smoking contraband cigarettes, they have a higher probability of starting a fire,” deputy fire chief Jack Burt said, explaining that the illegal smokes don’t have the same safety features as store-bought ones.
London (Ontario) Free Press (ca)
added May 1, 2018 19:15
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E-Cigarettes and Young Children: The Dangers of Liquid Nicotine Exposure

The good news from this article is that after the passage of a federal law in 2015 requiring child-resistant packaging for liquid nicotine containers, the number of exposures per year dropped, although is still occurring. This study takes the lid off yet
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Apr 26, 2018 16:59
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At least 21 killed, dozens injured in illegal Indonesia oil well fire

Authorities are still investigating the accident, but suggested a lit cigarette as a possible cause. "There were many people there who were smoking," national police spokesman Setyo Wasisto said earlier. "It's a village, so many were scrambling to get
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Apr 26, 2018 14:35
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[California] SLO nursing home patient 'engulfed in flames' after he was left to smoke, lawsuit says

A lawsuit filed this week in San Luis Obispo Superior Court by Atascadero resident Floyd Lewelling, on behalf of his son Jeffrey Lewelling, says that staff at Mission View Health Center should not have given the man his own lighter nor left him alone in
San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune
added Apr 26, 2018 11:53
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[Arizona] Smoking ban in city parks gets Prescott Council OK

The Prescott City Council voted 6-1 on Tuesday, April 24, to impose a smoking ban in city parks, “except in signed designated smoking areas.” After the meeting, Prescott City Attorney Jon Paladini pointed out that the Stage 1 fire restrictions that were
Prescott (AZ) Daily Courier
added Apr 25, 2018 17:32
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This E-Cig Recall Comes at a Bad Time for British American Tobacco

R.J. Reynolds Vapor, a division of British American Tobacco's (NYSEMKT: BTI) Reynolds American subsidiary, recently issued a total recall of its Vibe electronic cigarettes, one of the models of its leading vapor brand Vuse. While there were no injuries
Motley Fool
added Apr 25, 2018 17:31
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E-Cig Liquid Exposures Down Slightly Among Young Kids

Following large increases in the years prior, toxic exposures to liquid nicotine declined slightly among young children from 2015 to 2016, a new study found. During this period, the number of exposures for every 100,000 children under 6 years of age dip
MedPage Today
added Apr 25, 2018 15:49
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Liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes still a danger to children despite recent decline in exposures

found that there were more than 8,200 calls to US poison centers regarding exposures to liquid nicotine and e-cigarettes among children younger than 6 years of age from January 2012 through April 2017, averaging 129 calls each month or more than 4 a day.
EurekAlert
added Apr 23, 2018 17:21
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