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[UK] Tunstall fire witness: 'I saw screaming woman hanging out of window' (video)

Fire investigators say the blaze was caused by smoking materials being dropped on a settee. A woman in her thirties was rescued through a downstairs window after fire crews failed to open the front door which was locked.
Stoke Sentinel (This Is Staffordshire) (uk)
added Dec 20, 2014 13:49

[UK] Two dogs die in house fire after cigarette left lit on settee

Two occupants in the house had to be rescued by firefighters, who smashed windows to get to them.... I would also like to urge people not to drink and smoke in the house as we approach the Christmas holiday, the combination of the two can be absolutely le
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Dec 20, 2014 13:27

[UK] Two dogs die in 'lit cigarette' house fire in Stoke-on-Trent

Staffordshire Fire Service said an occupant had dropped a lit cigarette end or hot embers from an ashtray on a settee before going upstairs to bed. Firefighters rescued a man and a woman from the house. They were taken to the Royal Stoke University Hosp
BBC Online
added Dec 20, 2014 13:27

[UK] Outcasts! E-cig smokers left out in the cold as more venues ban the devices

More and more venues across the region are now banning the devices which are widely-seen as an essential aid for those wanting to kick tobacco. ‘Vaping’ is outlawed at Old Trafford and The Etihad, on trams and Metrolink stops, trains and train statio
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 08:34

[UK] Family left devastated after e-cigarette explodes and sets fire to their home

A FAMILY have made an awful start to the holiday period after an e-cigarette exploded and set fire to their house destroying much of their Christmas presents.
Daily Star (uk)
added Dec 10, 2014 15:29

Tobacco smoke toxin could increase pain in people with spinal cord injury

A neurotoxin called acrolein found in tobacco smoke that is thought to increase pain in people with spinal cord injury has now been shown to accumulate in mice exposed to the equivalent of 12 cigarettes daily over a short time period.
added Dec 4, 2014 19:38

[Asia] In China, Tobacco Brands Sponsor Schools

Tobacco ads are banned on TV and in magazines, but cigarette ads show up anyway. And China's tobacco industry has found ways around restrictions. On its website, China's national tobacco corporation showcases its volunteer outreach to disadvantaged childr
Advertising Age
added Dec 4, 2014 14:00

[Wisconsin] Milwaukee woman fatally burned after dropping cigarette in van

A Milwaukee woman was fatally burned when she dropped a cigarette that ignited blankets in her husband's van...She was 68. According to the report, on Nov. 21 Turek was smoking a cigarette in her husband's van that was parked in the 2200 block of E. Benn
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Dec 4, 2014 05:37

[UK] Rise in pet dogs poisoned by e-cigarettes in Leeds

White Cross Vets, which has practices in Roundhay and Guiseley, has seen a major increase in the number of dogs in need of treatment after chewing or eating e-cigarettes. James Wood, clinic director at the Roundhay practice, said: “One thing is crystal c
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:29

[Oregon] 'Smoking materials' caused $1 million fire to six Beaverton-area townhomes

Eight Oak Hills residents were displaced after a fire damaged multiple townhouses Sunday night, according to Tualatin Valley Fire
The Oregonian
added Nov 28, 2014 14:28
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