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E-cigarettes made especially for inmates

It will be important to monitor the impact of the increasing availability of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) to jail and prison populations on several factors specific to this unique environment, such as smoking behaviours during incarceration
Tobacco Control
added Nov 16, 2014 21:45
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[Massachusetts] Dangers of smoking near an oxygen tank

“We've had several fires with the people smoking with the oxygen tanks it's a big problem. I know the State Fire Marshal is very concerned with that”, says Springfield Fire Commissioner Joseph Conant The Fire Marshal has started a campaign called "Brea
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Mar 19, 2013 03:25
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Hurricane Matthew Spins Tobacco Case into Mistrial, Washes Delays into Florida Courts

The mistrial followed three days in which the Brevard County courthouse had been dark... The three-day delay Matthew caused in the Wallace trial, combined with a crowded court docket, led to the mistrial declaration. No new trial date has been set.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 11, 2016 01:48
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[Illinois] Bethalto man burned when cigarette ignites his oxygen tank

A man who used oxygen to help him breathe suffered head and facial burns when his cigarette ignited, fire officials said. The (Alton) Telegraph reports the man, described only as in his mid-50s, was injured Wednesday.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 12, 2013 13:15
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[Russia] VIDEO: Shocking moment woman's car explodes after she lights a cigarette while driving

The Mirror (uk)
added May 15, 2015 09:49
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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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[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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[Idaho] Fire chief: Smoker on oxygen ignited deadly fire

Fire officials in south-central Idaho say a smoker lighting a cigarette while using an oxygen tank ignited a fire that killed her and quickly spread in the apartment filled with additional oxygen tanks.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 18, 2013 16:59
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[Canada] Improper disposal of smoking materials destroyed 3 homes in Lethbridge:chief

A fire that destroyed three homes and damaged others in southern Alberta was caused by improper disposal of smoking materials. The blaze got rolling in a west Lethbridge residence Wednesday night and winds quickly spread the fire to two neighbouring hou
Canadian Press
added Apr 8, 2016 04:38
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