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[Sudan South] At Least 85 Killed In South Sudan Fuel Truck Explosion Sparked By A Cigarette

50 others were injured in the blast that occurred when someone lit a cigarette near a leaking fuel tanker, officials said.
BuzzFeed
added Sep 17, 2015 13:15
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Exclusive: Man Severely Injured After eCigarette Blows Up In His Face

Looking at James Lauria is an absolutely heartbreaking sight. His pictures in the hospital show him with a breathing tube, his face and his fingers burned. And he said it's because of an e-cigarette that exploded in his face.
WJZY Fox 46 (Charlotte, NC)
added Sep 16, 2015 17:41
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California Wildfires: Can Burning Marijuana Fields Get You High?

It's very unlikely that nonsmoking Californians will suddenly get the munchies or experience any of the other reported effects of the intoxicating plant, Vandrey told Live Science. [11 Odd Facts About Marijuana]
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Aug 19, 2015 11:10
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[Vermont] Man lights cigarette in truck with leaky propane tank

A man suffered minor burns at Woodford State Park Aug. 3 when he lit a cigarette in the cab of his truck where a propane tank had been leaking. According to Vermont State Police, the gas ignited, causing an explosion that blew the truck's two doors open
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Aug 12, 2015 13:40
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Maine landlord pleads not guilty in fire that killed 6

Investigators said improperly disposed smoking materials on the porch started the fire and the house didn't have functioning smoke detectors.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 1, 2015 20:16
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[UK] Man, 20, dies after falling backwards down the 100ft chimney of seven-storey block of luxury flats in central London

people at the function had told him the victim had been enjoying a night-time cigarette when the tragedy unfolded. He said: 'They said he was just sitting on the sit smoking and he just must have fell. That's what they said inside, but I don't know if tha
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 31, 2015 12:39
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[New York] The Capitol's new no-smoking cordon sanitaire

they have employed the signage equivalent of a shock-and-awe campaign: posted signs — either “NO SMOKING HERE TO BUILDING” or “NO SMOKING IN THIS AREA” every 10 to 15 feet all the way around the structure. That includes a singularly ugly semicircle of si
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Jul 30, 2015 07:07
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Tobacco-Free Kids Statement on Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015

This legislation would give the CPSC the authority to require the use of child-resistant packaging on liquid nicotine containers sold to consumers, a requirement that would take effect 180 days after enactment. The CPSC currently requires such packaging
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 24, 2015 11:30
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FDA mulls restrictions on liquid nicotine

has taken the first step toward potential national standards on child-resistant tobacco packaging, along with establishing warning labels on liquid nicotine used with electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. The FDA is requesting comment, research reports an
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 1, 2015 15:33
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FDA Considering Warning On Liquid Nicotine ($$)

For 60 days, the agency will be collecting data, research, comments and other information to inform this decision, which also extends to so-called novel tobacco products like dissolvables, lotions, gels and drinks. “Recent increases in calls and visits
Law360
added Jul 1, 2015 11:55
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