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[UK-Wales] Fires sparked by dodgy chargers have tripled in two years

The rise in popularity of e-cigarettes means that there are more unsafe devices used to charge them up being bought in Wales
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 08:56
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PTSD and RA: Is There a Smoking Gun?

"It appears that people with PTSD have multiple risk factors. It's not only inflammation, but they also have genes that are associated with smoking and anxiety and also are associated with increased inflammation -- there's an overlap," he said. Further st
MedPage Today
added Aug 14, 2015 07:54
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[Minnesota] State: Warned often, Woodbury senior center client started fire with cigarette and died

A Woodbury assisted-living resident with a penchant for getting drunk and smoking in his room started the fire in March that fatally set his bed ablaze and injured two other clients, according to state investigators, who are citing the facility’s operato
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Aug 13, 2015 12:56
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GLANTZ: UCSF and California Poison Control Centers response to FDA questions on liquid nicotine products

submitted a 29 page comment responding to the questions that FDA posed regarding packaging and warning labels for liquid nicotine...Feel free to use this information in preparing your comments. (The deadline for submitting them is the end of the month.)
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 12, 2015 20:14
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Public Comment submitted to FDA on Nicotine Exposure Warnings and Child-Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine, Nicotine-Containing E-Liquid(s), and Other Tobacco Products; Request for Comments (PDF)

vials of nicotine should be plain black and white with information identifying percent or mg nicotine and name of flavor but without pictures of said flavors or colors. Flavors should be assigned 25 alphanumeric codes, such as Z34, instead of descriptive
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 12, 2015 20:10
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[UK] Family's miracle escape as e-cigarette charger explodes and sparks house blaze

Fire chiefs have warned about the dangers of similar electrical appliances, and say an increase in fires can be directly linked to such items. They say they are primarily ‘fake’ or faulty chargers being used to charge mobile phones, electric cigarettes
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:41
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[Vermont] Man lights cigarette in truck with leaky propane tank

A man suffered minor burns at Woodford State Park Aug. 3 when he lit a cigarette in the cab of his truck where a propane tank had been leaking. According to Vermont State Police, the gas ignited, causing an explosion that blew the truck's two doors open
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Aug 12, 2015 13:40
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[UK-Wales] Family's 'lucky escape' after e-cigarette explodes and sets light to bedroom

Senior officers say they have seen an increase in the number of fires in South Wales homes that can be directly linked to chargers. Fault of 'fake' chargers They say they are primarily ‘fake’ or faulty chargers being used to charge mobile phones, electr
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:37
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[UK] Smoking ban launched on Clacton Pier to make attraction healthier and slash fire risk

BOSSES at Clacton Pier have launched an innovative smoking ban to make the pier a healthier place for youngsters and reduce fire risks. The seafront attraction has become one of the first piers in the country to go smoke free. Most piers allow smoking
Maldon & Burnham Standard (uk)
added Aug 12, 2015 10:16
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[UK-Wales] UPDATE: 'E-cigarette' charging caused Bettws house blaze, fire service confirm

A HOUSE fire in Bettws was caused by an e-cigarette charging, a spokesman from the fire service has confirmed. Emergency services were called to the scene on Humber Road at 6.45pm on Monday.
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Aug 12, 2015 10:14
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