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[New Jersey] Warning: Your e-cigarette can explode

“It was the first time we had ever seen this. We weren’t sure what we were going to find. But it was, indeed, an e-cigarette that had exploded,” Stenger said. What happened after the explosion two weeks ago was a lesson for both the homeowner and the fi
The Press of Atlantic City
added Apr 28, 2015 13:07

[UK] Herts fire chief warns: Smoking kills in more ways than one, take steps to protect yourself

They’ve pinpointed it as the single biggest factor in accidental fires in the home – a third of all deaths are caused by cigarettes, often because of careless behaviour such as smoking in bed or not taking care after drinking alcohol.
The Comet (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 23:14

[North Carolina] Editorial: E-cigarette liquids: Bill on child-resistant packaging good idea

The sponsors say the bill is endorsed by Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. The bill would enforce measures e-cigarette groups are already embracing. And it would help protect public health from bootleggers of e-cigarette-related products.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 27, 2015 09:33
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[New York] FASNY conference informs Hudson Valley

1970s, many furniture fires were started by people falling asleep while smoking ... To prevent lawsuits, furniture companies started putting chemical flame-retardants on upholstered furniture, which release toxic carcinogens firefighters breathe in at the
Catskill (NY) Daily Mail
added Apr 27, 2015 09:02

[Massachusetts] Anti-tobacco crowd backs e-cig regs while retailers seek changes

Proposed restrictions on free samples of e-cigarettes for adults would harm retailers ability to help smokers quit, "vaping" advocates argued Thursday to the attorney general's office. Numerous e-cigarette specialty shop owners, supporters and anti-toba
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16

[North Carolina] Bill calling for child-resistant packaging advances

The Senate passed a bipartisan bill Wednesday that would mandate child-resistant packaging and warning labels on liquids used with electronic-cigarette vaporizers. Senate Bill 286 will now go to the House for consideration. Its primary sponsors are Sens.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 24, 2015 13:25

[North Carolina] Rules on child-resistant packaging for e-cigarette liquids advance

Poison control workers say that as the e-cigarette industry has boomed, the number of children exposed to the liquid nicotine that gives hand-held vaporizing gadgets their kick also is spiking.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 23, 2015 11:28

[California] LETTER: Justina Felix and Celeste Ramos: FDA must regulate all tobacco products, including e-cigs

We’re up against an escalating public health threat in the fight against tobacco. The tobacco companies aggressively marketing e-cigarettes stand to addict new generations to these new types of products and increase the risk of poisonings. Join with us i
Merced (CA) Sun-Star
added Apr 22, 2015 19:11

[North Carolina] Bill would require safety packaging for e-cig liquids

would mandate child-resistant packaging and warning labels on liquids used with electronic cigarette vaporizers will go to the full House for consideration. Senate Bill 286 was given a unanimous approval...endorsed by Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 22, 2015 09:30
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[North Carolina] Bill would require safety packaging for e-cig fluids

The law would ban the sale of any e-liquid product without the packaging and warning labels in North step in reducing potential public health harm from e-cigs and vaporizer devices.... the bill is endorsed by Reynolds American Inc. and Lo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 21, 2015 15:39
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