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[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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Breathe eCig Corp. Signs Global Distribution Agreement with TNG, GP.

TNG has agreed to exclusively distribute Breathe's second generation E-Cigarette ("ECig") to its diversified accounts of retail clients and customers which include leading Super Markets, Mass Drug, Convenience, Airport, and Military Accounts in forty stat
PR Newswire
added Jun 21, 2015 12:22

[Pennsylvania] E-Cigarette liquid: poison control warns parents about toxicity of fluid

"Before we would get alarmed if a child would eat a cigarette, but now just takes less than a teaspoon of some of these liquids to cause real toxicity in real young toddlers, and younger children in general," said Dr. Kimberlie Graeme.
WTXF Fox 29 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jun 16, 2015 19:20

[Wisconsin] Oregon bar fire caused by cigarette

Fire officials think a cigarette started a fire that caused $500,000 in damage to an Oregon business. Fire Chief Jack Mlnarik tells 27 News the June 8 fire at Hack's Sports Page Bar has been ruled accidental, believed to have been caused by an employee
WKOW-TV ABC 27 (Madison, WI)
added Jun 16, 2015 16:59

A Warning to Pet Owners Who Use E-Cigarettes

nicotine is a dangerous poison for pets, and e-cigarettes and their associated paraphernalia often contain it in more concentrated levels than in traditional tobacco products. People use e-cigarettes to try to cut back on tobacco, but it is important to
added Jun 16, 2015 16:36

[UK] Warning after e-cigarette charger sparks house fire

Steve Davies, head of community safety, said it had seen "heightened numbers" of fires caused by the devices. He added: "Although this was a minor incident, based on previous cases the consequences can be devastating."
BBC Online
added Jun 16, 2015 14:53

UN Aviation Agency Bans E-Cigarettes in Checked Bags

The International Civil Aviation Organization announced Monday a ban on e-cigarettes in checked baggage, following reports they have sparked fires in the cargo area of aircrafts. Airline passengers and crew are encouraged instead to carry the devices in
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 16, 2015 07:15
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