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ZOTTER: Judicial Follies: More tobacco dangers

One doesn’t hear much about exploding cigars these days, however, and that could be because of cases like Clem Nieman’s. He sued Dow Drug Co., as well as S. Frieder Sons. (He apparently didn’t sue the Helena Cigar Company, probably because of the difficu
Ukiah (CA) Daily Journal
added Feb 11, 2015 06:49
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[Canada] Sharp Hill fire near Airdrie, Alta., caused by smoker, high winds

A fire southeast of Airdrie that swept through the Sharp Hill community Tuesday afternoon was caused by the "improper disposal of smoking material" and made worse by strong winds, fire officials said Thursday. The origin of the blaze was a grassy area n
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:14
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City Council votes to ban smoking in all Colorado Springs parks

The Colorado Springs City Council voted 5-3 on Tuesday to ban smoking in all city parks, including trails and open space areas. The ban is meant to protect city properties from fire danger, decrease litter — especially from cigarette butts — and red
Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
added Sep 25, 2013 17:11
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[New York] VIDEO: Broadway Actress Vivien Eng Dies After Hell's Kitchen Fire

An actress who was pulled from a Manhattan high rise fire earlier this week has reportedly died.... Fire officials say the cause of the fire was "careless discard of smoking materials."
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Sep 5, 2015 16:26
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Andy Richter Says Mike Ditka Once Ruined a Rental Car with a Lit Cigar

tweeted that he was once on set with Ditka for a Peak antifreeze commercial shoot in Chicago when the coach mistook a car for an ashtray:
Bleacher Report (blog)
added Nov 7, 2014 12:05
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[Arizona] Phoenix FD: faulty e-cigarette likely to blame for fire that injured Vietnam vet

CBS 5 News has told you about two different electronic cigarette-related fires, here in the Valley, during the past six months. In April, an exploding device caused a car fire in Glendale. Then in August, a "Smokin' T" e-cigarette is believed to have
KPHO CBS 5 News (Phoenix, AZ)
added Oct 25, 2013 01:51
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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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[New York] Broadway Actress Dies From Injuries Suffered in Apartment Fire: Neighbors

Vivian Eng, 51, died on Wednesday, a day after a blaze tore through her apartment... Fire marshalls believe the fire started from cigarette or other "smoking material" that hadn't been put out properly, according to the FDNY's Twitter account.
DNAinfo
added Sep 5, 2015 16:23
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[North Carolina] Cigarettes blamed for Asheville fires

Second blaze in a week caused by smoking
Asheville (NC) Citizen-Times
added Aug 30, 2012 11:46
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[Canada] Firefighters warn smokers to watch their butts

Montreal’s fire department said it responded to 12 fires linked to cigarettes or cigars since the warm weather started, and is warning people to be careful where they extinguish their cigarettes, or cigars.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jun 2, 2016 09:38
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