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[UK-Northern Ireland] Man fined for smoking on aircraft

A man caught smoking on a plane caused concerns for flight staff after he told them he had extinguished his cigarette in a toilet containing flammable chemicals, a court has heard. Adam Sikorski... Prosecution said that there was a chemical solution in
Ballymena Times (uk)
added Nov 11, 2015 20:34

[Nebraska] High Rise Fire Illustrates Shift to Smoke Free Housing

The Hall County Housing Authority had begun taking steps to go smoke free, before a deadly fire. Executive Director Rick Ruzicka said, "We've been moving towards a smoke free policy throughout our complex. This building and Golden Towers are the last o - NTV ABC (Kearney, NE)
added Nov 11, 2015 00:17

[UK-Scotland] Alarm after toddler drinks ‘vaping’ liquid ($$)

Doctors are warning parents about the dangers of children getting access to liquid refills for e-cigarettes after a toddler was admitted to hospital. The use of e-cigarettes in Scotland has trebled since 2010 but medical professionals and charities fear
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 9, 2015 16:12

VIDEO: Hidden Danger of Electronic Cigarettes / Why you can get seriously injured by one even if you don't use them.

No “one” agency is actively keeping tabs of how many times they blow-up or catch fire. “Because they are so new, there is not a lot of information out there,” William Abbott, Connecticut state fire marshal, said. A spokesperson for the U. S. Food and Dru
NBC Connecticut
added Nov 7, 2015 20:15

The Titanic is sinking...make mine a double! Funny and fascinating stories you never heard from the world's most famous events

FASCINATING FOOTNOTES FROM HISTORY by Giles Milton...the Hindenburg disaster...Milton does quote the smoking rules on board: 'Smoking is confined to the smoking salon, where all the accessories for the smoker are at hand.' And then adds that the ship was
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:07

[Florida] E-cig vendors say experience matters when vaping

Two Southwest Florida men are dealing with injuries ...Vape Con, an opportunity to educate e-cig users. Vape Con organizers said accidents or explosions happen as a result of user error with mechanical mod vapes when too much power is drawn from the
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Oct 31, 2015 21:12

[Alaska] Fergus: Young people turning to new types of tobacco and nicotine products

A recent study by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services shows one in three teenagers in Alaska are using a few type of tobacco product. “We need more research before we can say for sure that e-cigarettes can be useful for people trying to k
added Oct 31, 2015 21:10
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Renfrew County Housing Corporation adopts smoke-free policy

RCHC's smoke-free policy will be adopted through attrition, except for at 41 Vimy Blvd. in Renfrew, the site of a January fire caused by careless smoking that dislodged residents from their home.
Inside Ottawa (ON) Valley (ca)
added Oct 29, 2015 14:36

vapes on planes

And a bill has recently been introduced in the House to prohibit vaping on passenger flights....Truth Initiative has commented on a number of related rules and policies to help ensure planes remain clean air environments and e-cigarettes are handled safe
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 29, 2015 12:38

[Korea - South] Gov’t warns of possible nicotine overdose thru use of e-cigarettes

gwarned of a possible overdose of nicotine for those who smoke electronic cigarettes Tuesday, while ordering a recall of 10 e-cigarettes over defective power cord plugs that may cause a fire or electric shock.
Korea Observer (kr)
added Oct 29, 2015 12:27
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