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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Georgia, Utah] EDITORIAL: In our opinion: Tobacco-free campuses: More colleges are banning tobacco use

Colleges and universities are uniformly finding that tobacco prohibitions serve to benefit productivity and protect the health of those who patronize their grounds. And there is no persuasive reason why schools in Utah shouldn’t follow suit.
Deseret News
added Oct 6, 2014 17:26
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[Utah] E-cigarette regulation advances in Weber-Morgan

Weber-Morgan health board voted unanimously to set a public hearing and to also take action on a new e-cigarette regulation at its next monthly meeting in late October.
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Sep 30, 2014 05:33
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[Utah] Weber-Morgan to consider new e-cigarette regulation

With youth vaping on the rise, the Weber-Morgan Health Department is drafting a regulation aimed at extinguishing e-cigarette use among minors. Brian Bennion, Weber-Morgan’s executive director, told the Standard-Examiner’s editorial board that his depart
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Sep 22, 2014 22:40
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[Utah] EDITORIAL: Sensible e-cigarette regs

it's the job of local authorities to stem the abuse of e-cigarettes by minors. The Weber-Morgan Health Department is meeting the challenge, and its regulations must be passed.
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Sep 20, 2014 13:08
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Utah Teens Using Electronic Cigarettes Jeopardize Their Health

According to the Utah Department of Health's Tobacco Prevention and Control in Utah annual report, among teens in grades 8, 10 and 12 who were surveyed last year, 12% said they had tried the devices and nearly 6% said they had used them in the past 30 da
University of Utah Health Care
added Sep 17, 2014 17:41
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[Utah] State: E-cigarette use doubles, smoking not declining

Utah teenagers aren't the only ones developing an electronic cigarette habit. New data from the Utah Department of Health shows adult usage of e-cigarettes across the state doubled in 2013. The Health Department's Tobacco Prevention and Control Program's
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Sep 8, 2014 16:58
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