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Woman in Taiwan Dies Days After Being Burned in Water Park Blast

The event organizers said on their Facebook page that they used a mixture of cornstarch and food coloring to make the powder. They prepared as much as three tons of it, which may have been ignited by a cigarette, lighting, sound equipment or another elec
New York Times
added Jun 29, 2015 09:40

[Asia] VIDEO: Taiwan water park fire likely caused by cigarette butt

More than 400 people remain hospitalized, 200 in serious condition, Taipei police charges against Saturday's party organizer and two technicians for neglect. Police investigators inspect the stage area after an accidental explosion during a music concer
Indian Express (in)
added Jun 29, 2015 09:30
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Ohio House OKs bill on childproofing for e-cigarette liquids

The Senate has passed a similar bill. One measure must clear both chambers before the restrictions can become law. The bills’ supporters say liquid nicotine refills can harm children if ingested or absorbed through the skin.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 26, 2015 21:43
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[North Carolina] Packaging requirements for e-cigarette liquid in NC approved

legislators have agreed to put more regulations on the rapidly growing electronic cigarette industry, particularly child-resistant packaging on containers of nicotine-laced liquid from which its vapors are inhaled.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 26, 2015 21:20

[Canada] CTV News West Vancouver issues warning to smokers after 4 brush fires

Fire officials in West Vancouver have issued a warning to smokers after four brush fires were sparked in that community. At least two of the incidents appear to have been started by discarded cigarettes, and with tinder dry conditions, officials fear the
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 26, 2015 21:16

[Asia, India] Nicotine added in list of poisons in Haryana: Vij

"It (Nicotine) is found in beedi, cigarettes and tobacco," he said....the number of the enlisted poisons under the Rules has increased to 20. He said that now those selling Nicotine would have to follow the same rules which were applicable to those in
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 26, 2015 12:17

[North Carolina] Bill regulating packaging of e-cig liquids heads to McCrory’s desk

A bill is headed to Gov. Pat McCrory that mandates child-resistant packaging and warning labels on liquids used with electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. The House voted 106-0 today to approve Senate Bill 286. The Senate passed the bipartisan bill April
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 25, 2015 20:45

[Canada] Explosion at B.C. vape store was 'targeted attack': owner

The RCMP in Langley, B.C., is investigating after a businessman says he was the victim of a "targeted attack" that saw an explosion shatter the windows of his store. Shane Titus rushed to his store "All Day Vapes," which sells electronic-cigarette suppli
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 25, 2015 09:16

[New York] A.G. Schneiderman Cracks Down On E-Cigarette Industry, Announces Settlements With Liquid Nicotine Retailers And Manufacturer To Keep Poisonous Substance Out Of Childrens’ Hands

Amid Rise in Child Poisoning Reports, Settlements Ensure Prominent Retailers and Manufacturer Will Abide by New York Law Requiring Liquid Nicotine To Be Sold in Child-Resistant Bottles
New York State Attorney General
added Jun 24, 2015 09:52

[Canada] Hotline, task force launched to deal with smoking-related fires

Cornwall’s fire chief has launched a task force and hotline to butt out a trend of smoking-related fires. Members of the Cornwall Fire Department, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit and the Fire Marshal’s Office were at Cornwall Square Friday afternoon to a
Cornwall (ON) Newswatch (ca)
added Jun 22, 2015 10:11
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