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More than 750 farm workers attend GAP Connections safety events in three states

Sponsored by Universal Leaf North America, Alliance One International, Hail & Cotton, Philip Morris International, R.J. Reynolds, and the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina, this series of events was presented free of charge and in an interact
PR Newswire
added Aug 29, 2016 21:30

[Oregon] Portland Fires: When Careless Smokers Just Toss Cigarettes, Buildings Burn

Two 2-alarm fires, several other fires, residents and business displaced. All, Portland Fire says, because people didn't put out cigarettes.
added Aug 28, 2016 20:20

[UK] Doctor who helped hundreds of 7/7 victims was more than twice the drink drive limit when she died in a house fire caused by a smouldering cigarette put out in a plastic carrier bag

Dr Claire Sheppey, 47, who helped treat victims of the 7/7 bombings, died when a smouldering cigarette caught alight and started a house fire
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 23, 2016 14:49

[Nebraska] After 2 fires, Bellevue considers citywide ban on smoking in apartment buildings

two separate fires in less than a week caused thousands of dollars in damage and left a building at the Gateway Park Apartments uninhabitable. Both fires were started by the careless disposal of smoking materials...City Councilman Don Preister hopes to pr
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Aug 23, 2016 13:30

The residents, living close to the burning tobacco warehouses in Bulgaria’s Plovdiv were evacuated, no information for injuries

Seven teams firefighters are trying to extinguish the flames engulfing the tobacco warehouses on the. "Ivan Vazov"str. in Plovdiv. The fire is covering the roof of the two buildings and continues to expand. Two police teams are on the site and are diverti
Focus English News (bg)
added Aug 20, 2016 20:13

[Africa, Malawi] Up in smoke! Fire guts 151 bales of barley tobacco

Upon reaching Estate 81turn off, the vehicle developed a binding fault that caused fire sparks. The fire sparks after contacting with some bales of tobacco resulted into fire which gutted the whole bales of tobacco on board. Efforts to put off the fire
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Aug 20, 2016 20:10

Navy weighs e-cigarette ban amid safety concerns

A string of incidents since last year has prompted Navy safety officials to recommend putting the e-smoking lamp out fleetwide. ...the Naval Safety Center detailed growing safety concerns as exploding batteries in the devices have led to a dozen injuries
Navy Times
added Aug 18, 2016 16:05

[Australia] MENDELSOHN: Nicotine vaping should be legal

The TGA should review the evidence and approve the NNA's submission to exempt low-concentrations of nicotine from the Poisons Schedule for tobacco harm reduction as soon as possible. Electronic cigarettes with nicotine are proving to be a valuable aid fo
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 15, 2016 19:21
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[California] Santa Maria residents pushing for smoke-free parks

Sister Janet has been working for nearly a decade in Santa Maria to ban smoking in parks and beaches. “When I was a kid my dad smoked Lucky Strike, and I mean he smoked. What did it do to him? He got asthma and emphysema and being on a respirator months
KSBY-TV (San Luis Obispo, CA)
added Aug 12, 2016 16:48

[UK] Worksop: Shopkeeper’s licence revoked after illegal cigarettes found in store raid

Selling illegal cigarettes that carry a serious fire hazard has cost a Worksop shopkeeper his premises licence and more than £1,500 in court costs. Omed Latif was also sentenced to 100 hours of unpaid work by magistrates after Trading Standards swooped
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 11, 2016 14:42
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