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[Malaysia] Cigarette Companies Urged to Help Former Tobacco Farmers

Cigarette companies which used to reap huge profits from the tobacco growing industry in Kelantan are urged to assist former tobacco farmers in need of aid to repair their homes and clean water supply.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Nov 4, 2012 13:08

[California] Twenty-six people were forced from their homes by a fire at a high-rise apartment building in downtown Fresno.

KGPE TV CBS47 (Fresno, CA)
added Oct 22, 2012 06:21

[Michigan] AAFD: Patient smoking in hospital bed injured in ER fire

Updated: Nurse, patient injured in ER hospital bed fire . . . The cause of the blaze: An intoxicated patient smoking an imaginary cigarette in a bed in one room of the recently expanded ER.
added Oct 21, 2012 16:39

[New Jersey] Woman smoker seriously burned after she set fire to hair while lighting cigarette

The smoker called 911 after her hair went up in flames just before 4.30pm yesterday at her Butler apartment.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 20, 2012 13:01

[Missouri] BECKER: The effects of anti-smoking campaigns on smoking behaviors

Although the ads can be convincing, I think they also need to give smokers more information on how to control their addictions. Even though someone might want to stop smoking, it’s never an easy thing. But for those who are thinking about quitting, I w (The Muleskinner - University of Central Missouri)
added Oct 19, 2012 08:43

[Wisconsin] LETTER: Bev Jambois: Smoking-related fires cause for concern

In the wake of National Fire Prevention Week, it’s important that we take a moment to address smoking-related fires . . . From 2005-2011 in Madison, there were a total of five deaths and 16 injuries as a result of smoking related fires, causing over $4.
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Oct 19, 2012 03:19

[Texas] Cigarette ignites fatal house fire

According to investigators, Gregory S. Ballou died as a result of smoke inhalation from a fire that started due to a cigarette smoldering several hours on an upholstered sofa inside the house. Ballou, 52, fell asleep on the sofa with a lit cigarette.
Star Community Newspapers (Plano, TX)
added Oct 12, 2012 15:48

[Texas] Worker's cigarette causes fire that sent thick black smoke into SW Houston sky

it was a transformer that caught fire and spread to nearby trees and a fence. A Houston Fire Department spokesperson told us that it is a break area for construction workers and that a fire by smoking materials is the only logical thing the commander co
KRTK TV ABC13 (Houston, TX)
added Oct 12, 2012 10:55

[Missouri] Smoking blamed for fatal fire

Authorities say a man who was smoking in bed sparked a fire on Monday at the Cloud Drift Motel that claimed his life.
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Oct 9, 2012 07:13

[China] Tobacco proposed as earthquake relief

The earthquake-hit Yunnan province's application for an increased quota on cigarette production to boost tobacco tax and help with disaster relief has ignited public criticism.
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 11, 2012 12:56
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