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SHERWOOD: 5 Substances in your home more harmful than E-Cigarettes

New York Times published a story that many in the electronic cigarette community feel is a blatant attack on the e-cigarette industry. The article, filled with contradictory statistics, tells about children getting sick from ingesting nicotine and even a
Examiner.com (National)
added Mar 26, 2014 12:55
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[Illinois] VIDEO: Quincy landlords push for smoke-free complexes

"We were one of the only facilities that our company owned that was not a smoke free facility," Myers said. Myers says the fire hazards of smoking, along with the dangers of second hand smoke, were what ultimately led to her decision to make the complex
WGEM-TV (Quincy, IL)
added Mar 20, 2014 12:38
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[Tanzania] Tobacco firm joins fire safety drive

Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company (TLTC) has reconditioned one of four fire tending facilities in Morogoro at the cost of 7.8m/-, the company announced in a statement. Handing over the reconditioned fire tender, TLTC Group Corporate Affairs Director, Mr Rich
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Mar 18, 2014 09:10
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[Maryland] Mineral residents quiz lawmakers on smoking ban

A majority of the residents who spoke during a legislative town hall meeting at the Wiley Ford Volunteer Fire Department on Thursday addressed concerns about the county health department’s ordinance that banned smoking countywide on Oct. 1. Paul Dornsife
Cumberland (MD) Times-News
added Jan 4, 2014 13:30
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[Georgia] VIDEO: Elizabeth Wilkowski, Atlanta Woman, Claims E-Cigarette Explosion Almost Destroyed Her Home

An Atlanta woman claims her home was nearly destroyed after her electronic cigarette exploded, lighting her couch and rug on fire.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 4, 2013 10:52
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[Ohio] Police: Driver distracted by dropped cigarette in Sunday's fatal crash

The driver of a southbound sport utility vehicle involved in Sunday’s fatal crash was reaching for a dropped cigarette and lighter when his vehicle crossed over two lanes and struck head-on a northbound motorcycle, according to crash reports.
Bellefontaine (OH) Examiner
added Aug 14, 2013 02:22
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[Missouri] Teenager in Bull Shoals died in fire blamed on cigarette

Witnesses told police the fire started in Stracener's bedroom, and authorities believe the fire is believed to have began as a cigarette-related accident. The Marion County coroner determined that Stracener died from smoke inhalation.
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Jun 10, 2013 10:59
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[California] JENKINS: A LOOK FOR CAUSES OF WILDFIRES TURNS UP A SMOKING GUN

For whatever reason — reluctance to fire up gun advocates would be an educated guess — the menace of wildland shooting goes unhighlighted in the miscellaneous file. National statistics also fail to break out gun-caused fires.
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added May 31, 2013 16:59
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[Hong Kong] No fire without smokes

Police suspect a fire in the Legislative Council office of radical lawmaker "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung was caused by someone breaking the ban on smoking in government offices. No one was injured in the Saturday night blaze but a sofa and a picture of m
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added May 12, 2013 17:01
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[Florida] Firefighter injured after blaze started by woman smoking in bed

The woman wasn't hurt but a firefighter was and had to be taken to the hospital.
Baynews 9 (Tampa, FL)
added May 5, 2013 22:06
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