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[Canada] Careless smoking sparks $60000 damage at city's tallest building

No one was injured as a thick, black plume could be seen billowing from the 16th floor of a west-facing unit at Landmark Place - formerly known as Century 21. "We're not sure if the cigarette came from the tenant at the source of the fire," said Fire In
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jul 23, 2014 13:51
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[Canada] Smoking sparked massive Edmonton condo blaze

About 400 people were forced from their homes by a condominium blaze early Monday. The four-storey condo fire at Park Place Hamptons, near 199 Street and 53 Avenue, broke out in the early morning hours on Monday.
CNEWS
added Jul 22, 2014 13:32
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[Canada] Outside smokers start 23 Saskatoon fires in 18 months

The Saskatoon fire department said people who didn't properly dispose of cigarettes and cigars started 23 fires that caused more than $4 million in damage in the past 18 months. In 2013, 16 fires were caused by these materials. So far this year, seven f
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 3, 2014 17:46
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[Canada] VIDEO: E-cigarette explosions can cause devastating injuries, doctors warn

McGrath told CTV Kitchener he had heard about exploding e-cigarettes, but had always thought they were “urban legends” -- until he experienced one himself. What was most baffling about the incident, he said, was that the vapourizer showed no signs it was
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 20, 2016 20:23
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[Canada] Blaze at Six Nations cigarette factory was deliberately set: Fire Chief

Miller said evidence found at the scene made it "quite obvious" that the fire was deliberately set, but he referred all other questions about the investigation and building damage to police.
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 28, 2016 18:09
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[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL Are e-cigarettes about harm reduction, or greater harm?

National governments have been slow to react. Thankfully, the WHO and Toronto have taken steps that, at the very least, will get people to take a second look at what they are putting into their lungs.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:04
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On Fifth Anniversary of Landmark Tobacco Law, Leading Health Groups Call on FDA to Prioritize Three Actions To Accelerate Progress Against Tobacco Use

2009 law granting the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authority over tobacco products, 10 leading public health and medical organizations today commended the FDA for the steps it has taken to reduce tobacco use and called on the FDA and the Obama Admin
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 20, 2014 13:01
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Nicotine gum temporarily pulled off pharmacy shelves in Qatar

Several pharmacies across Doha have pulled a brand of nicotine gum off their shelves in what appears to be a nationwide recall of a specific batch. The brand, UK-based Nicotinell, has been unavailable for the past three days, according to a pharmacist at
Doha News (qa)
added Oct 24, 2015 12:10
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VIDEO: The hidden danger of smoking? Terrifying moment woman's car bursts into flames after she lights cigarette while driving in Russia

A shocking video has captured the moment a woman's car burst into flames after she lit a cigarette while driving in Russia. The footage, caught on a dashboard camera, sees the panicked driver jump out of the vehicle just before it turns into an inferno.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 27, 2015 14:09
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[Canada] Toilet paper mountain, chain-smoking caused deadly Quebec City fire: Coroner

A woman's "strange, obsessive ritual" of unfurling 150 rolls of toilet paper a week while chain-smoking sparked a fire that killed her and two others, a coroner has ruled. Andree Cote had been a depressed recluse for seven years in her Quebec City apart
Sun News Network (ca)
added May 2, 2014 07:15
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