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[Alabama] The Grinch strikes back! Dr Seuss-themed Christmas float goes up in flames after driver 'flicks cigarette out of car'

The float, a mobile version of Whoville, where Dr Seuss' characters live, was headed for a parade in Hunstville, Alabama Thursday when it burnt to the ground. It belonged to a Facebook community group that helps reunite lost pets with their owners in Mad
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 3, 2016 00:39
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[Maine] Landlord of house where 6 died in fire to serve 90-day term

The fire was determined to be accidental, blamed on improperly discarded smoking materials on a porch. It was the deadliest fire in Maine in four decades. Lawsuits stemming from the fire are still in the court system.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2016 05:01

[Florida] Man left with severe burns after an e-cigarette exploded in his pocket as he drove to work sues the store that sold it to him

A Florida man is suing the store that sold him an e-cigarette that exploded in his pants and sent him to the emergency room with severe burns. James Dardini says he was driving to work last December, three days after Christmas, when his KangerTech Subo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:47

[Montana] ROZAN: Apartment dwellers deserve smoke-free homes, too

Along with saving lives, landlords should know that going smoke-free makes economic sense. Surveys by the Montana Tobacco Use and Prevention Program show that only 19 percent of Montana renters are protected by smoke-free policies, but 85 percent of tena
Montana Standard
added Nov 30, 2016 04:59

[New York] PICTURED: The horrifying burns suffered by store clerk after an e-cigarette exploded in his pocket at Grand Central

A man who suffered third-degree burns after an e-cigarette exploded several times in his pocket is recovering in hospital. Gruesome pictures show the injuries Otis Gooding, 31, of New York, sustained during the blast in Grand Central Terminal.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 26, 2016 01:43
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[UK] Retired company director, 85, died after he accidentally set light to his M&S dressing gown when he fell asleep while smoking his morning cigar

Retired construction company director Roy Lawton fell asleep while holding his morning cigar, igniting his dressing gown and leaving him with severe burns across his face, arms and shoulders. An inquest heard the 85-year-old from Rugeley in Staffordshi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 26, 2016 01:37

[Australia] Tobacco companies pledge to obey law

Cigarette companies Philip Morris and Zen Sensation have made undertakings to not supply cigarettes that fail to comply with Australia’s mandatory Reduced Fire Risk safety standard, following recalls in 2015. The Australian Competition and Consumer Comm
Convenience & Impulse Retailing Magazine (au)
added Nov 24, 2016 15:15

E-cigarette explodes in man's pants causing panic in store at New York City's Grand Central Terminal

his e-cigarette exploded in his pocket, setting off a fireworks-like display of bright bursts. The man was standing behind the counter at a wine store where he worked in New York's Grand Central Terminal when the e-cigarette ignited in his pocket, causing
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 24, 2016 02:46

[California, Illinois, New York] E-Cig Users Fight To Reinstate Suit Over Danger Warning ($$)

Reynolds American Inc., Fontem US Inc. and others — all of which make and market e-cigarettes under the brand name BLU — were accused by California, Illinois and New York residents of violating those states’ laws by advertising their products as healthy
added Nov 24, 2016 00:48

[UK] Vaping injuries ‘like being shot in the face’

The number of smokers injured by exploding electronic cigarettes has prompted warnings of dangers to users, with one burns surgeon revealing reports of injuries so serious that they were comparable to that of someone being “shot in the face with a gun”.
The Observer (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 04:20
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