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[Canada] Perth County, Stratford Ont. officials push for smoke-free rental housing

'One in three Ontarians that live in rental buildings continue to experience involuntary exposure to second-hand smoke,' a public health advocate says. ... "We're encouraging landlords to implement policies within their building to have all of their unit
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 10, 2015 11:28

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

[Canada] Exploding e-cigarette 'lit my kid's face on fire,' warns Alberta father

The father of a southern Alberta teen is calling for a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors as his son recovers from burns, broken teeth and other injuries... Perry Greer says his son Ty, 16, was using the device in a car last week in Lethb
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 30, 2016 22:00

[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

[Canada] EDITORIAL: Say goodbye to cigarettes, hello to booze

Alcohol is more prevalent now than it ever has been. Booze billboards are everywhere... That’s not to suggest alcohol should be shunned the way of the cigarette. But a conversation about our high consumption level of booze needs to happen. Our attitudes a
Moose Jaw (SK) Times-Herald (ca)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:39

Malawi Evaluates Impact of Heavy Flooding on Tobacco Harvest

Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission is investigating the effect of floods that washed away about 7,000 hectares (17,300 acres) of crops, including tobacco and corn.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 23, 2015 14:22

Floods in Malawi, Mozambique Force Thousands to Flee Homes

Malawi is Africa’s top exporter of burley tobacco, a low-grade variety of the crop. Limbe Leaf Tobacco Co., a unit of U.S.-based Universal Corp., Alliance One International Inc. (AOI) and Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914) are among buyers of the nation’s crop. T
Bloomberg News
added Jan 16, 2015 14:53

As Summer Ends, Administration Misses Another Deadline to Issue Rule Regulating E-Cigarettes, Cigars – Our Kids Can’t Wait

The Administration’s continuing delay in issuing this long-overdue rule is inexcusable... E-cigarettes and little cigars are being marketed using slick tactics and an assortment of candy and fruit flavors... The health and well-being of our nation’s chil
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 22, 2015 16:02

[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.
added Sep 5, 2015 16:23

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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