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[UK-Northern Ireland] Police issue cigarette warning to drivers after motorway oil spill

A MAJOR oil spill affecting motorway traffic has led to police warning drivers not to discard lit cigarettes on the road.
The Irish News (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 23:33

[UK-Wales] Bookshop owner's fury after he is fined for dropping a cigarette butt into his OWN cellar

Was smoking outside his shop and discarded butt down ventilation grid / It leads to his cellar where there was pile of rubbish he later swept up / Enforcement officer 'hiding between cars' fined him £75
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:44

SIEGEL: Unlike Samsung Galaxy, FDA Regulations Don't Allow E-Cigarette Companies to Fix their Exploding Batteries

it makes absolutely no sense to prevent the e-cigarette companies from making safety and quality improvements to their products. The rest of the story is that in its application of the law to e-cigarettes, the FDA has completely run afoul of the intent
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 15, 2016 23:47

[New Jersey] VIDEO: Terrifying moment e-cigarette suddenly explodes inside woman's Louis Vuitton bag as she shops at a mall

Surveillance video has captured an e-cigarette explosion at a New Jersey mall that left a woman's Louis Vuitton bag smoking as she stood at a checkout counter, scaring a worker and another shopper. The footage shows a cloud of black smoke suddenly pour
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 15, 2016 22:11

[Georgia] E-cigarette battery explodes like ‘hand grenade’ in pocket

“As soon as one went off, two went off, and three went off,” McDow told Channel 2. “It was like a miniature hand grenade, so it was like bang, bang, bang.” He said the batteries were white hot and melted the floor tile. Lithium-ion batteries are also fo
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Sep 14, 2016 18:08

[New Jersey] WATCH: Vape battery explodes in woman's purse at Freehold mall

A black plume of smoke and flames can be seen in a YouTube video erupting from the purse placed on the counter as the shopper checked out. The store's surveillance footage shows two women quickly rush from the register before the owner carefully walks ba
added Sep 14, 2016 13:32

[Texas] VIDEO: Woman sues Arlington vape store after battery explodes in pocket

Flores said she was hospitalized in June with severe burns after a spare lithium ion battery for her e-cigarette exploded in her pocket. "It immediately felt like fire in my hand," Flores said. She's now suing Luxor Vapors, the Arlington store on Littl
WFAA Channel 8 (Dallas/Fort Worth, TX)
added Sep 14, 2016 13:32

[Texas] Arlington woman sues vapor shop after e-cigarette battery explodes

An Arlington woman is suing a vapor store for $1 million in damages, saying she suffered severe burns and disfigurement after an e-cigarette battery exploded in her pocket. According to a petition filed in district court Monday by Johnnie Flores, the li
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Sep 14, 2016 13:32
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[California] L.A smoke shop up in flames

Firefighters battled a major fire that engulfed a two story building that houses a wholesale distributor of smoking materials in downtown Los Angeles on Monday ...exploding gas cylinders inside the structure could be heard. The Los Angeles Fire Departme
added Sep 14, 2016 13:31

[Asia] Bangladesh factory fire kills at least 24, more than 30 injured

A fire at a food and cigarette packaging factory in Bangladesh that killed at least 24 people and injured more than two dozen others on Saturday...packages various items, including food and cigarettes, brands, such as British American Tobacc
added Sep 11, 2016 13:38
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