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[Florida] STEIN: Should firefighters be allowed to smoke while off-duty?

Apparently there is a ban in place that forbids firefighters from smoking, not only when they are working but when they are off-duty. The firefighters union is fighting this. And I don’t blame them.
(Ft. Lauderdale, FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Sep 30, 2014 14:43

[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

[New York] AUDIO: Dutchess Health Officials Express Concerns Over E-Cigarettes

are expressing concerns about what they see as an increase in the use of e-cigarettes by young people. And they are especially concerned about refill cartridges because of toxins. Dr. Lobsang Lhungay is president of the Dutchess County Board of Health.
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:42

Poisoning Cases Related to E-Cigarettes Keep Spiraling Upward

In comments filed with the Food and Drug Administration in August, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and 23 other public health and medical organizations urged the agency to require child safety packaging (PDF). “The unregulated sale of electronic cigar
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:22
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[Philippines] 101-year-old woman dies in fire sparked by her cigar

Juanita Cañete Arcaya was charred beyond recognition as she failed to get out of her burning room when fire hit her house in Sitio Paradise 2, Barangay Kasambagan, yesterday morning.
Tempo (ph)
added Sep 26, 2014 13:04

[Philippines] 101-year-old chain smoker dies in fire

A 101-year-old woman, who defied advice to stop smoking, yesterday died in a fire believed to have been started by her cigarette. Juanita Cañete Arcaya was charred beyond recognition when her body was recovered.  She had failed to get out of her room w
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Sep 25, 2014 14:11

[North Carolina] NEW INFO: Machine malfunction sparks detstructive tobacco barn fires

A local man lost four tobacco barns to a fire that jumped quickly from building to building overnight. Ira Whitford, Assistant Emergency Services Director for Craven County says a malfunction in a piece of equipment sparked the fire Monday night along W
WITN-TV (Washington, NC)
added Sep 23, 2014 19:08

[UK] Firefighters urge smokers to give up the habit for a month

Crews are throwing their support behind the national ‘Stoptober’ challenge with the aim of reducing the number of smoking-related fires. West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service has joined forces with local organisations to form the Smokefree West Sussex Par
Portsmouth News (uk)
added Sep 22, 2014 13:04

[France, UK, Oklahoma] VIDEO. Explosions, intoxications, incendies: Les accidents de cigarettes électroniques se multiplient [VIDEO. Explosions, poisonings, fires: Accidents from Electronic cigarettes are increasing]

The vapotage could have done such bad publicity stunts ... Another victim of electronic cigarette. Marie-Claude was burned by 5 cm at the thigh to the third degree, because, she said, the explosion of the battery from its electronic cigarette in his poc
20 Minutes France (fr)
added Sep 20, 2014 13:19

[Ohio] $1 million apartment fire blamed on cigarette / About 50 residents displaced by Beavercreek blaze.

A fire that resulted in nearly $1 million in damage at the Stonebridge Apartment Homes in Beavercreek was likely caused by improper disposal of a cigarette, according to a report from the State Fire Marshal’s Office.
Dayton (OH) Daily News
added Sep 20, 2014 13:15
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