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Russia psychiatric hospital fire kills 23

Medical personnel said patients did not have access to matches or lighters. Nurse Nadezhda Sukhareva said patients were allowed to smoke but staff would light their cigarettes for them outside the building. "There's no way we would give them matches,"
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 13, 2015 16:23
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[UK] E-cigarette charging warning issued by Worcestershire's trading standards team

FAULTY batteries in e-cigarettes could cause fires this Christmas, according to trading standards teams. Consumers are being warned by Worcestershire Regulatory Services to be alert when purchasing products, as
Worcester News (Newsquest [Worcester) Limited] (uk)
added Dec 4, 2015 14:26
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VIDEO: Colorado Springs and Pueblo News News5 Investigates: Man hospitalized after e-cigarette exp

an e-cigarette exploded in his face, shattering his vertebrae and breaking his neck. News5 Investigates uncovered more than two dozen fires and explosions related to e-cigarettes over the last 6 years.
KOAA NBC 5/30 (Colo. Springs/Pueblo, CO)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:31
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[Tennessee] VIDEO: Man seriously injured when e-cig explodes in his face

WARNING: SOME OF THESE INJURIES ARE GRAPHIC Caples is in critical condition with a shattered vertebrae. He have to have surgery to give himself a chance to walk again. He also has multiple fractures, a hole in his mouth, and a broken neck.
KPHO CBS 5 News (Phoenix, AZ)
added Nov 23, 2015 16:28
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[Pennsylvania] E-cigarette battery explodes inside car, burning Washington County couple

the battery went up in flames and severely burned his girlfriend’s hands while they were driving on Interstate 79 Tuesday night. “It was an instant flash. I mean, the battery just instantly started glowing red, it was like a blacksmith heating metal --
WPXI (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Nov 21, 2015 20:40
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VIDEO: EXPLODING E-CIGARETTES PROMPT 3 NEW LAWSUITS IN CALIFORNIA

Three new exploding electronic cigarette cases in California have prompted major lawsuits against the industry after multiple people suffered severe burns to the body. Attorney Greg Bentley is behind all three cases that occurred within the state in 2015
KABC-TV Channel 7 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Nov 21, 2015 16:23
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[Washington] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban makes sense in public housing

THA offers smoking cessation resources (including classes and patches); HUD would be wise to do the same if its ban is implemented....There are too many good reasons to ban smoking. HUD’s proposal should move forward.
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Nov 18, 2015 01:45
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Tobacco war on home front

Smokers are a minority in public housing, as in the rest of the society. The negative health consequences of tobacco smoke are not confined by common apartment walls. HUD’s proposed policy is an important step to diminish the public health scourge of sm
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Nov 16, 2015 01:26
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[Australia] Builders of an Melbourne apartment block which went up in flames after a cigarette was stubbed out on the building now want to use DRONES to enforce a smoking ban

This was the building's response to a report by Melbourne's Metropolitan Fire Brigade which found a cigarette sparked the blaze by igniting flammable building material used on balconies. Melbourne City Council's response to the fire report was to order t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 12, 2015 12:14
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E-Cigarettes To Be Banned From Checked Airline Baggage ($$)

In an interim final rule scheduled for publication in the Federal Register on Friday, the DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration said portable electronic smoking devices like e-cigarettes, e-cigars, e-pipes or personal vaporizers will
Law360
added Oct 28, 2015 16:47
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