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[New York] NY hospital warns after e-cigarette fire, injury

Syracuse Fire Department officials say the exact cause of last month's fire at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center has not yet been determined. However, hospital officials say the patient had a battery-powered e-cigarette, which uses a heating element to
WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:10
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[Hawaii] Maui County smoking ban moves to mayor

The Maui county council voted to pass a bill prohibiting tobacco use in county parks, beaches and facilities. “I was ecstatic it passed with my colleagues’ support. We are looking at a bill that will protect our environment as well as secure the health
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:09
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[Hawaii] Maui County Council approves tobacco ban bill

A bill to ban tobacco use at Maui's county parks and beaches passed its second and final reading Tuesday in the Maui County Council. Bill 24 gained approval with an 8-0 vote on Earth Day after the lawmakers received more than 400 letters of testimony si
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:08
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[Michigan] Iosco talks tobacco ban at all owned sites after smoking blamed for blaze ($$)

members of the Iosco County Board of Commissioners were informed Wednesday, April 16, that one of their employees is believed to have unintentionally caused the blaze. As a result, commissioners are considering enacting a new policy which would ban tobacc
Iosco County (MI) News-Herald
added Apr 23, 2014 09:05
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[Ireland] Illegal cigarette smugglers take to the high seas

THIS map shows the major tobacco smuggling routes into Ireland and reveals that cigarettes made in Asia and Africa generally come into the country by sea.However, from mainland Europe the illicit products mostly arrive here on planes and trucks. It is a
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:03
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Indonesian Farmers Urge Government To Reject Anti-tobacco Treaty

"Tobacco farmers are rejecting the FCTC as it will force them to replace tobacco with other crops," Indonesia's news agency ANTARA quoted APTI chairman Sunaryo saying on Tuesday. The WHO FCTC was adopted on May 21, 2003 and became the first WHO treaty a
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:02
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Editorial: That other danger from cigarettes

The most common materials to first ignite are mattresses and bedding, followed by trash and upholstered furniture. Smoking kills. Health associations have numbers to attest to that. But, according to the Fire Administration, smoking poses ominous concer
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Apr 23, 2014 09:01
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Colorado Rockies Put Up Signs Prohibiting Marijuana in Smoking Areas

Judging by the new signs placed around designated smoking areas at Coors Field, the Rockies aren't welcoming legalized marijuana with open arms into their facilities.
Bleacher Report (blog)
added Apr 23, 2014 08:56
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[Colorado] New sign at Coors field

SMOKING AREA / MARIJUANA PROHIBITED
Deadspin
added Apr 23, 2014 08:56
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[Colorado] New sign at Coors field

SMOKING AREA / MARIJUANA PROHIBITED
Deadspin
added Apr 23, 2014 08:56
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