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[UK] Smoking ban 'doesn't go far enough'

The ban on smoking in cars carrying children does not go far enough and nine out of 10 drivers want to see a complete ban on smoking while driving. Even smokers are in favour of a total ban and seven out of 10 agree with a blanket ban.
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 26, 2015 23:18

Going up in smoke: 5 myths around e-cigarettes

* Myth 1: Electronic cigarettes are less harmful Not true. High-voltage e-cigarettes may generate formaldehyde at a greater level as compared to smoking. This raises one’s cancer risk by about 5-15 times higher than long-term smoking. * Myth 2: They a
Hindustan Times (in)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:48

[California] Vaping shops say FDA regulation could put them out of business

With its thousands of brands of liquid nicotine packs and accessories, the fast-growing industry has had free rein to operate without regard for consumer safety, the FDA says. Alarmed by a surge in nicotine poisonings and the potential for abuse by child
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 25, 2015 19:38

FDA: Nicotine Exposure Warnings and Child-Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine, Nicotine- Containing E-Liquid(s), and Other Tobacco Products; Request for Comments; Extension of Comment Period

FDA is extending the comment period on the ANPRM published July 1, 2015 (80 FR 37555). Submit either electronic or written comments by September 30, 2015.
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Aug 21, 2015 12:17

Nicotine Exposure Warnings and Child-Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine, Nicotine-Containing E-Liquid(s), and Other Tobacco Products

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing this advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to obtain information related to the regulation of “tobacco products” subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act), as amended by th
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 21, 2015 12:13

California Wildfires: Can Burning Marijuana Fields Get You High?

It's very unlikely that nonsmoking Californians will suddenly get the munchies or experience any of the other reported effects of the intoxicating plant, Vandrey told Live Science. [11 Odd Facts About Marijuana] (Yahoo!)
added Aug 19, 2015 11:10

[Canada] Calls grow for tougher penalties against people who toss cigarette butts

Christy Clark isn’t the only one who thinks penalties should be tougher for people who carelessly toss cigarette butts. On Sunday, the premier said the disrespectful and dangerous practice needs to be brought to an end in light of a human-caused wildfire
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 18, 2015 14:36

Why planes must have ashtrays before they fly despite smoking ban

So they have ashtrays in the loos in case someone goes in there for a shifty fag and needs to safely extinguish it. In the United States, the Code of Federal Regulation states that "Regardless of whether smoking is allowed in any other part of the airpl
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 18, 2015 09:47

[UK] I gave up smoking and saved my family's life

the levels were even higher than before...was urged by diligent nurse Sarah Treadwell-Whitlock to go home and have his appliances at home checked. It was then that he found out a his cooker was leaking an "astronomical amount" of the lethal carbon monoxi
The [London, UK] Express
added Aug 17, 2015 12:46
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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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