E-cigarette battery explodes in woman's purse. (Source: Sunglass Hut Security Video)
2 weeks ago
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E-cigarette battery explodes in handbag, prompts mall scare

Surveillance video has captured an e-cigarette explosion at a New Jersey mall that left a woman's Louis Vuitton bag smoking as she stood at a checkout counter, scaring a worker and another shopper.
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7 months ago
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US bans use of e-cigarettes on airline flights

The Department of Transportation says it has issued final regulations prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes on any domestic or foreign airline flying to, from or within the United States.
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10 months ago
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Numerous North Carolina laws taking effect in December

New North Carolina laws are aimed at cracking down on revenge porn, keeping children safe from the liquid used in electronic cigarettes and regulating automatic license plate readers.
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1 year ago
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FDA weighs new restrictions on liquid nicotine packets

Federal health officials are considering new warnings and child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine packets used with e-cigarettes and other next-generation tobacco products.
1 year ago
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Packaging requirements for e-cigarette liquid in NC approved

North Carolina legislators have agreed to put more regulations on the rapidly growing electronic cigarette industry, particularly child-resistant packaging on containers of nicotine-laced liquid from which its vapors are inhaled.
NC lawmakers give final OK to tax changes
2 years ago
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NC lawmakers give final OK to tax changes

The North Carolina legislature has quickly moved a wide-ranging tax bill to Gov. Pat McCrory's desk, one that sets a levy on electronic cigarettes and a hard expiration date for some municipal privilege taxes.
Full NC House gives initial OK to tax bill
2 years ago
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Full NC House gives initial OK to tax bill

The North Carolina House has tentatively agreed to a wide-ranging tax bill that caps municipal business privilege taxes and places an excise tax on electronic cigarettes.
NC House committee agrees to omnibus tax bill
2 years ago
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NC House committee agrees to omnibus tax bill

North Carolina legislators have been meeting formally for two days and they're already moving a wide-ranging finance bill that would curb the ability of towns and cities to tax businesses and place a new tax on electronic cigarettes.
NC to consider new e-cigarette tax
2 years ago
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NC to consider new e-cigarette tax

The Republican-dominated North Carolina General Assembly will consider a new tax on electronic cigarettes. A panel that studies tax matters recommended Tuesday that the proposal be introduced during the legislative session that starts Wednesday. Support is coming from an unlikely source in tobacco giant Reynolds American, based in Winston-Salem.
E-Cigarette poisoning on the rise
2 years ago
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E-Cigarette poisoning on the rise

The nicotine in cigarettes is the drug that keeps smokers coming back for more experts warn the concentrated liquid nicotine that comes in e-cigarettes is toxic and could be deadly.