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[Asia, India] NGT Notice to Centre on Plea Seeking Ban on Tobacco

A plea by a doctors' body seeking prohibition on consumption of tobacco in all public places and their proper disposal, prompted the National Green Tribunal today to seek a response from the government on the issue. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Just
New Indian Express (in)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:08
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[Illinois] Girl, 12, who 'made everybody smile' dead in Back of the Yards fire

A 12-year-old girl found dead after a fire Friday night in Back of the Yards caused by “careless use of smoking materials” was a cheerful kid who “made everybody smile,"... her body was found near a closet in the attic of a home in the 5000 block of Sout
Chicago Sun-Times
added Sep 27, 2015 10:32
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco farmers on the brink after Mt. Raung eruption

Thousands of tobacco farmers in Jember, East Java, have been struggling to market their harvest yields this year after their plants were completely or partly damaged by the recent eruptions of Mount Raung.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 26, 2015 23:25
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[UK] VIDEO: Watch moment bus driver tries to load e-cigarette for more than 60 seconds while driving down busy road

This is the shocking moment a bus driver was caught on camera trying to load an e-cigarette – while driving down a busy road. An investigation has been launched into the video after a concerned passenger filmed the driver for more than 60 seconds.
The Mirror (uk)
added Sep 26, 2015 22:15
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FDA Extends Comment Period for Nicotine Exposure Warnings and Child-Resistant Packaging ANPRM

announcing a 30-day extension to the comment period for the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on Nicotine Exposure Warnings and Child-Resistant Packaging for Liquid Nicotine, Nicotine-Containing E-Liquid(s), and Other Tobacco Products. This AN
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 26, 2015 20:47
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[New Jersey] Colonia man smoking cigarette near gas can catches fire

A man smoking a cigarette near a can of gasoline caught fire Tuesday and suffered serious burns over a large part of his body, authorities said. The unidentified 45-year-old had been working on a lawn mower with a friend late Tuesday afternoon and put g
NJ.com
added Sep 23, 2015 19:58
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As Summer Ends, Administration Misses Another Deadline to Issue Rule Regulating E-Cigarettes, Cigars – Our Kids Can’t Wait

The Administration’s continuing delay in issuing this long-overdue rule is inexcusable... E-cigarettes and little cigars are being marketed using slick tactics and an assortment of candy and fruit flavors... The health and well-being of our nation’s chil
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 22, 2015 16:02
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[UK] Vaping poison put children at risk ($$)

ECIGARETTES have caused 241 poisoning alerts after people accidentally gave themselves potentially huge overdoses of pure nicotine, an NHS report has warned. A quarter of the victims were children under five who played with the refill capsules. Others w
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 21, 2015 16:13
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[UK] Report 2014/15 (PDF)

NPIS received 241 telephone enquiries about e-cigarettes or refill solutions during 2014/15, an increase of 18% compared with 2013/14. A quarter of these involved children under five years and, overall, 85% of exposures were accidental. Of fifteen re
National Poisons Information Service (NHS) (uk)
added Sep 21, 2015 08:37
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[UK] Vaping poison put children at risk ($$)

ECIGARETTES have caused 241 poisoning alerts after people accidentally gave themselves potentially huge overdoses of pure nicotine, an NHS report has warned. A quarter of the victims were children under five who played with the refill capsules. Others w
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 21, 2015 08:31
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