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[Asia, Israel] Toddler who ingested liquid nicotine passes away

A two-year-old girl who ingested liquid nicotine from an electronic cigarette passed away on Tuesday evening in Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem's Ein Karem, Army Radio reported.
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 4, 2013 17:46
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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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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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[Canada] Lac La Biche apartment fire caused by cigarette butt

investigation has indicated that the fire was started by a cigarette put out in a peat moss container...The cost of damages is estimated at $1.25 million. All 42 occupants have been displaced as a result of the blaze.
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 13, 2016 17:33
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[Kentucky] Tobacco Farmer To 'Daily Show': It's OK To Employ Kids In The Fields Because Society's 'Too Soft'

a devastating reality that even "The Daily Show" struggled to make funny. On the heels of a shocking recent Human Rights Watch (HRW) report, "The Daily Show" dispatched Samantha Bee, "most senior correspondent," to investigate the child labor practices
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 29, 2014 03:03
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[Colorado] Police won't target smokers in parks, but park-goers might

The Tobacco Police are not going to patrol the city's parks looking for smokers, in spite of a law passed Tuesday that makes it illegal to light up in parks, trails and open spaces. "It's going to be enforced no differently than alcohol," said Gary Feffe
Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
added Sep 28, 2013 17:50
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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
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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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[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
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[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
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