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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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[Wisconsin] No smoke, but lots of fire! Another e-cigarette explosion smolders home as officials warn you don't need to 'light up' to be in danger

* New fire in Wisconsin signals a review of e-cigarette technology * Officials explain the root of a problem that is happening across the country * E-cigarette sales set to top $1 billion a year
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 6, 2013 07:06
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[Nevada] Careless smoking ignites fire, killing man

A man died Tuesday after his cigarette sparked a fire fueled by his oxygen tank in his living room, Las Vegas Fire and Rescue spokesman Tim Szymanski said. The man’s wife came home from work about 5:30 p.m. to their duplex in the 6100 block of Daisy P
Las Vegas Sun
added Apr 26, 2013 06:31
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[New Hampshire] Fire official: Patient found smoking with oxygen tank

Firefighters were called for a residential medical emergency Friday morning when they found their patient hooked up to an oxygen tank while smoking a cigarette, said Assistant Fire Chief Steve Achilles.
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Oct 12, 2012 16:08
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Many Nursing Homes Operate Without Adequate Sprinkler Systems

If the nursing home your relative or friend lives in does not have sprinklers throughout the building, you probably want to push the issue, especially since even facilities with no-smoking policies had to “grandfather” current residents who smoke, allowi
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 2, 2013 20:23
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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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[Russia] VIDEO: [WITH VID] When Smoking Can Really Kill You Instantly

PSKOVSKAYA, RUSSIA: A dashcam video mounted on a car recorded a harrowing escape by a woman fleeing a car moments before it burst into flames. The cause of the fire? The woman has decided to light up a cigarette with a leaking gas canister inside her car
Malaysian Digest (my)
added May 14, 2015 10:44
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[Utah] Cigarettes blamed for Provo fire that killed disabled woman

Cigarettes she was smoking, along with an oxygen tank she was using, were factors in the ignition and quick spread of a house fire that killed a disabled Provo woman.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Aug 22, 2013 15:00
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E-Cigarette Makers Contending with New CPSC and FDA Regulations

Summer 2016 could down in infamy for manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of this category of consumer products due to its confluence of new regulations from two major Federal agencies – CPSC and FDA. We previously reported on the Child Nicotine Po
National Law Review
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
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