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[Indiana] Phil Gulley: Ashes to Ashes / Cigarettes continue to extinguish thousands of lives a week, and I’m smoldering about it.

4,295 people were killed on motorcycles in the United States, while more than 480,000 people died from cigarettes. I don’t know how many people will die this year from being blown up at gas stations, but I’m trying my best not to be one of them.
Indianapolis Monthly
added Jun 25, 2016 02:14

[California] VIDEO: E-cigarette explodes in teacher's pocket

The teacher was standing at a photocopier large flash of flame emanated from the left pocket of his jacket...The entire ordeal was caught on the school’s CCTV.
KHSL-TV CBS 12 & The CW (Chico, CA)
added Jun 24, 2016 16:19
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[UK] Awards joy for fire service funded midwife safety scheme

A fire service funded scheme to educate thousands of mums-to-be about home safety has been recognised with two top awards. The ‘Barnsley Babies’ initiative won the Governor’s Award and Partnership Working Award at Barnsley Hospital’s Heart Awards, which
Fire Magazine (uk)
added Jun 23, 2016 03:31

Report Faulty Tobacco Products to FDA

If your water pipe, e-cigarette, hookah or smokeless tobacco is defective or causing a health problem...To report problems related to these or any other tobacco products, you can use the agency's online Safety Reporting Portal
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 20, 2016 17:33

[Nevada] Officials: Gardnerville townhouse complex fire sparked by cigarette butts

The fire at a Gardnerville townhouse complex that displaced more than 30 people was caused by cigarette butts that ignited juniper bushes...several different brands of cigarette butts were found discarded in juniper bushes at the complex at 1375 Lampe Dr.
KRNV News 4 (Reno, NV)
added Jun 19, 2016 21:49

[Nevada] Gardnerville investigation points to smokers as responsible for town home fire

People throwing cigarettes into juniper bushes are being blamed for a fire that severely damaged a residential complex in Gardnerville...The American Red Cross is assisting approximately 30 people who were displaced.
KOLO Newschannel 8 (Reno, NV)
added Jun 19, 2016 21:47

[Nevada] 30 displaced by Gardnerville apartment fire

30 people in Gardnerville are counting their blessings after a fire ripped through their apartment complex on the evening of Tuesday, June 15, 2016.
KOLO Newschannel 8 (Reno, NV)
added Jun 19, 2016 21:47

[Washington] WSP: $1025 fine for throwing lit cigarettes from vehicles

Prepare to pay big if you're caught littering a lit cigarette. Washington State Patrol (WSP) announced a $1,025 fine to deter people from throwing lit tobacco products from their cars. Troopers said there is more risk of fires with dry weather condition
KIMA TV (Yakima, WA)
added Jun 19, 2016 12:18

[Australia] Man is kicked off a P&O cruise after flicking a cigarette butt off the side 'without thinking' - leaving his wife on board alone after they had saved up for their dream trip for a year

The couple, based in Perth in Western Australia, had saved up for the holiday for a year but it was ruined from the moment Mr O'Keefe let the cigarette butt go over-board... Mr O'Keefe's daughter Courtney took to P&O's Facebook page to complain about th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:29

[Washington] Exploding e-cigarette batteries sending more burn victims to Seattle hospital

Reports of devastating burns caused by exploding e-cigarette batteries have continued to climb at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center, where at least 14 victims have been treated or hospitalized since the fall. Trauma experts say they’re hoping the fede
Seattle (WA) Times
added Jun 13, 2016 22:08
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