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[Australia] SA smokers drive spike in house fires

South Australian smokers aren't getting the message. Emergency Services Minister Tony Piccolo says SA firefighters have battled more than 500 cigarette-related house blazes in the past three years. And SA is on track to double its average number of cigar
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 5, 2015 11:32

Lawmakers a step closer to regulating e-cigarettes

The Senate Commerce Committee unanimously approved legislation Thursday that will require manufacturers to create child-resistant packaging for all liquid nicotine containers. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), who authored the Child Nicotine Poisoning Preventi
The Hill
added Feb 27, 2015 11:57

[California] E-cigarette may have caused home explosion that injured O.C. teen

The 17-year-old boy injured in the blast was being taken to a hospital before police and paramedics arrived at the home, Dunn said. His injuries are not life-threatening, but his exact condition was unknown.
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 25, 2015 19:54

[UK] E-CIGARETTES: Bucks Fire are urging people to take care when charging e-cigarettes after house fire in New Bradwell

Firefighters are urging people to take care when charging e-cigarettes following a product recall and an incident in Milton Keynes last week. On February Thursday 19 an e-cigarette charger exploded at a home in Newport Road, and the charger caught on fi
MK News (uk)
added Feb 23, 2015 13:08

[UK] RECALL: Clearsmoke E-Cigarette charger recall due to risk of electric shock | MK News

Clearsmoke E-Cigarette Charger was recalled on February 13, 2015 due to risk of electric shock due to inadequate construction. The manufacturer has said: "This product is dangerous, please stop using it immediately. Read our product recall advice to fin
MK News (uk)
added Feb 23, 2015 13:04

[Uae] Smoking on balconies in Dubai in focus after Torch Tower blaze

Though the cause behind Saturday's fire at Torch Tower remains unknown as yet, issues relating to the dangers linked to indoor and balcony smoking have come under the spotlight, with one doctor saying the knock-on effects can be detrimental to more than j
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 22, 2015 16:20
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[Uae, Uae: Dubai] Residents in shock over weekend fires

Burning cigarette butts tossed through windows and shisha parties on balconies have been identified as culprits for a few major fires that killed people and ravaged properties in the past years. Though authorities have ruled out criminal motive behind t
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:28
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[Asia, Uae: Dubai] VIDEO: Sheesha & Cigarettes Torched Dubai's Marina Torch

The unnamed official told Khaleej Times that this is not the first time that a cigarette butt was the cause of a fire, citing the blaze that burned the Tamweel Tower in JLT in 2012. He insisted that the building is not negligent on safety regulations, c
China Topix
added Feb 22, 2015 06:25
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[Massachusetts] Smoking Likely Cause Of Waltham Fire That Killed Mother, Son

Investigators say a house fire earlier this week in Waltham that took the life of a 75-year-old woman and her adult son was likely the result of smoking, although the exact cause of the blaze cannot be pinpointed.
added Feb 20, 2015 03:21

Missouri lawmakers look to child-proof e-cigarettes

The Missouri House is considering whether the state should bypass the feds and mandate child-proof packaging on liquid nicotine products sold in the state. A committee approved the idea last week.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Feb 18, 2015 16:13
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