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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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[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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[Oregon] Smoker ignites oxygen system

A Eugene woman was flown by to a Portland burn center after she was injured while smoking near a medical oxygen system in her home.
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Jul 15, 2012 13:12
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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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[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] Hotline, task force launched to deal with smoking-related fires

Cornwall’s fire chief has launched a task force and hotline to butt out a trend of smoking-related fires. Members of the Cornwall Fire Department, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit and the Fire Marshal’s Office were at Cornwall Square Friday afternoon to a
Cornwall (ON) Newswatch (ca)
added Jun 22, 2015 10:11
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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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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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E-cigarette explosions rare in Canada, trade group says

An exploding e-cigarette that caused a car fire in Kitchener's west end Monday evening is a rare occurrence, a Canadian trade group says. "This is the second one that we have heard of in Canada," John Haste, a director with the Electronic Cigarette Trade
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:01
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[Asia] Uzbekistan toughens penalties for use of tobacco products, alcohol in public

consumption of tobacco products in work places, healthcare, education, sport-rehabilitation facilities, places with fire risks, including gasoline stations and other public places punished with a fine at the size of 1/3 sizes of minimal salary.
AzerNews (az)
added Jan 6, 2016 15:18
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