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[Utah] Many e-cigs' labels show wrong nicotine content, Salt Lake County Health Department study shows

Researchers found that 61 percent of the e-cigarettes they bought at 14 vape shops and 16 tobacco specialty stores had nicotine levels at least 10 percent higher or lower than the label showed. The industry’s own American E-Liquid Manufacturing Standard
Salt Lake Tribune
added Jan 12, 2015 09:28

[Utah] Study reveals inaccurate labeling of liquid in e-cigarettes

An increase in emergency room visits and calls to the local poison control hotline has Salt Lake County Health Department officials concerned about e-liquid used in battery-operated electronic cigarettes.
KSL Channel 5 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Jan 10, 2015 15:45
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[Utah] Logan Municipal Council bans e-cigarettes from outdoor public spaces

voted narrowly, 3-2, to ban e-cigarettes from parks and other outdoor public spaces Tuesday night after a short discussion and no comments from the health department, though a fact sheet about e-cigarettes was provided. Councilwoman Holly Daines, who vote
Logan (UT) Herald-Journal
added Jan 9, 2015 11:55

[Utah] Touted as a healthier alternative, e-cigarettes pose health risks of their own

Today, things have turned around, and many feel vaping is a gateway to smoking. “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention actually just released some data,” said Linnea Fletcher, program manager at the Utah County Health Department. “It said e-cig
Provo (UT) Daily Herald
added Nov 24, 2014 15:16

[Utah] Logan Municipal Council discusses possible e-cigarette ban

Members of Logan’s Municipal Council expressed doubts about banning e-cigarettes with little information about their harmful second-hand effects Tuesday night and asked the health department to do a presentation on the subject in January.
Logan (UT) Herald-Journal
added Nov 21, 2014 01:28

[Utah] Clearing the vapor about regulating e-cigarettes

But despite claims made by supporters of electronic cigarettes and “vaping,” many government organizations are concerned the latest thing isn’t regulated closely enough... The UCHD is pursuing a requirement that vapor providers must be licensed. Madigan
Provo (UT) Daily Herald
added Nov 16, 2014 16:46

[Utah] Suit Alleges Electronic Cigarette Exploded in Man’s Face

A Utah man who says he suffered “catastrophic injuries” when an electronic cigarette exploded in his face has sued the device’s manufacturer over alleged design defects. In his Nov. 3 complaint, filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, Rona
National Law Journal
added Nov 8, 2014 14:15

[Utah] Lawsuit filed after e-cigarette explodes

Ronald D. Boren claims the Prodigy V3.1 electronic cigarette unexpectedly blew up while he used it at his home in February 2013. The explosion sent burning debris and battery acid into his mouth, face and eyes and caught his hair on fire, the lawsuit say
KSL Channel 5 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:37

[Utah] BYU researchers: Secondhand smoke raises body fat

Living with a smoker can gunk up your lungs, but it also could make you gain weight. New research from Brigham Young University suggests inhaling secondhand smoke raises body fat and throws off metabolism.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Nov 4, 2014 07:35

[Utah] Exposure to secondhand smoke causes weight gain, BYU researchers say

People who live with smokers are at increased risk of cardiovascular or metabolic disease... “For people who are in a home with a smoker, particularly children, the increased risk of cardiovascular or metabolic problems is massive.” Benjamin Bikman
Deseret News
added Nov 4, 2014 07:10
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