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[Michigan] Fire that killed 2 in Kentwood caused by 'careless' smoking

A fire that started inside a Wingate Apartments unit, killing two people inside, was the result of the "careless" use of smoking materials inside, authorities say.
Grand Rapids (MI) Press
added Oct 24, 2015 03:39

[France] E-cigarette refill warning

USERS of e-cigarettes have been warned that the vast majority of refills are sub-standard with 90% containing chemicals not mentioned on the labels. The alarming report from the consumer protection agency DGCCRF also showed that 13 out of the 14 charge
The Connexion (fr)
added Sep 30, 2015 15:59

[New York] AGs Attack Liquid Nicotine, E-cigarettes

“As more and more Americans – especially young people – take up e-cigarettes, it is more important than ever that the FDA ensures our children are protected from the dangers of liquid nicotine,” Schneiderman said . “Child-resistant packaging and health w
North Country (NY) Gazette (blog)
added Sep 29, 2015 23:16

U.S. states urge FDA to ensure warnings on liquid nicotine products

Attorneys general of 33 U.S. states, including New York's Eric Schneiderman, urged the Food and Drug Administration to ensure health warning labels on nicotine-containing liquids and other novel tobacco products. The attorneys general in a letter on Tue
added Sep 29, 2015 23:09

[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.
added Sep 17, 2015 13:15

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

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] (Yahoo!)
added Aug 19, 2015 11:10

[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

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

[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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