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[Nevada] Health District condemns e-cigarettes, wants tighter regulations

The Southern Nevada Health District today issued an advisory condemning electronic cigarettes and pledging to back efforts to restrict their sale. Citing continued studies that show e-cigarettes contain carcinogens — cancer-causing substances — the Hea
Las Vegas Sun
added Feb 21, 2015 22:15
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[Nevada] VIDEO: SNHD issues advisory for e-cigs after lawsuit against shopping center

Attorneys representing the shopping center that leases to Sky Vapors on Sahara, won a lawsuit filed by 7-Eleven, which is located next door. 7-Eleven claims the landlords violated a non-compete clause that prohibits another tobacco store in the same mall
KTNV-TV ABC 13 (Las Vegas, NV)
added Feb 19, 2015 11:50
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[Nevada] Health District Issues Advisory Regarding E-Cigarettes

Southern Nevada Health District today has issued a health advisory... encourages policymakers, health care providers, parents, and e-cigarette users to educate themselves regarding the harmful chemicals in these products and to limit their availability in
KXNT (CBS) (Las Vegas, NV)
added Feb 19, 2015 09:22
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Nevada lawmakers debate whether e-cigs should be taxed like cigars, chew

State lawmakers were baffled Thursday over whether electronic cigarettes and liquid nicotine should be taxed as other tobacco products and suggested the push to tax may be premature. The Senate Revenue and Economic Development Committee considered Senate
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Feb 13, 2015 15:25
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Nevada tax hike proposals upset smokers, 'vapers'

Smokers would pay more under Gov. Brian Sandoval’s proposal to increase cigarette taxes while those who get their nicotine fix from flavored concoctions inhaled through battery-powered devices could see new levies and restrictions on “vaping.” For the fi
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Feb 1, 2015 17:09
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Average cost of a Nevada smoker? $1.3 million

The average Nevada smoker spends more than $1.3 million over a lifetime, including the cumulative economic toll of a pack per day for several decades, health care expenditures, income losses and other costs... The cost in Nevada could grow because Gov. B
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Jan 24, 2015 14:26
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[Nevada] Complaining of secondhand pot smoke: protected concerted activity or terminable offense?

A carpenter hired by Circus Circus Casinos in Las Vegas to work on guest rooms complained during a safety meeting that workers were exposed to secondhand marijuana smoke while performing work in rooms and he was concerned that this exposure could cause a
Lexology (uk)
added Jan 20, 2015 12:38
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[Nevada] Electronic cigarette caused Sparks High gym explosion

"Officers determined that there was no intent by the two students to cause the explosion," Campbell said. "They were messing with the e-cigarette," she said. No charges were filed, she said.
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added Jan 12, 2015 22:48
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[Nevada] VIDEO: Police Investigation: Sparks High School Gym Evacuated After E-Cigarette 'Exploded'

they found a student's e-cigarette malfunctioned and exploded due to not having the correct power source. The students involved were evaluated by REMSA and released on the scene.
KTVN (Reno, NV)
added Jan 12, 2015 22:43
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PACKHAM: Nevada raids smoking funds for other uses

In 2015, Nevada lawmakers have an opportunity to right these wrongs and, in doing so, save lives and save money by reducing the human suffering and financial toll of tobacco in our state.
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added Jan 3, 2015 12:14
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