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'No evidence' linking smoking cessation drug with suicide, road accidents

However, a new study suggests that there is no strong evidence to link the drug with increased risks of suicidal behavior or traffic accidents as previously thought.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 5, 2015 16:02
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[Africa, Ghana] Revealed: Accra disaster was caused by 'man smoking cigarette'

“One man said that someone was smoking a cigarette which was then dropped on the fuel that had spilled out from the petrol station…,” BBC’s Sammy Darko reported to the International media firm. That, the eye witness implied started burning on the surfac
Adomonline.com (gh)
added Jun 5, 2015 15:09
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[New York] 2 dogs dead in Chester animal hospital fire

Fire officials say the owner of the All Pets Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Mark Lane, was inside when the fire started... Dr. Lane told police and fire officials on the scene that he fell asleep while smoking.
News 12
added May 22, 2015 18:12
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[South Carolina] Discarded cigarette in flower pot displaces several families in condo blaze

the fire that damaged at least 10 units was the result of someone dropping a cigarette butt in a flower pot. Wilson explained, "A cigarette was disposed of in a flower pot which was sitting on the second floor deck area of the condo building - this was d
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added May 6, 2015 14:09
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[UK] Herts fire chief warns: Smoking kills in more ways than one, take steps to protect yourself

They’ve pinpointed it as the single biggest factor in accidental fires in the home – a third of all deaths are caused by cigarettes, often because of careless behaviour such as smoking in bed or not taking care after drinking alcohol.
The Comet (uk)
added Apr 27, 2015 23:14
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[California] LETTER: Justina Felix and Celeste Ramos: FDA must regulate all tobacco products, including e-cigs

We’re up against an escalating public health threat in the fight against tobacco. The tobacco companies aggressively marketing e-cigarettes stand to addict new generations to these new types of products and increase the risk of poisonings. Join with us i
Merced (CA) Sun-Star
added Apr 22, 2015 19:11
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[Missouri] Careless smoking may be to blame for two-alarm fire at St. Louis apartment complex : News

About 60 residents were evacuated from the Metropolitan Village Apartments after a two-alarm fire Tuesday morning. Nine residents were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation, said St. Louis Fire Capt. Garon Mosby. Three people
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Apr 14, 2015 12:42
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'Idiot' Massachusetts man found with TWO homes full of bomb-making materials after accidentally blowing himself up in his car

Police searched the home after an incident Saturday night where Brennan blew up his car while smoking a cigarette near gun powder... 'I’m an idiot. I lit a cigarette with the gunpowder in the front seat,' Brennan said in the police report according to the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 14, 2015 10:43
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[Georgia] FDA Concerned About Exploding E-Cigarettes

Spike Babaian is the owner of Vape New York, a store specializing in e-cigarettes. She says these explosions are rare but when they do happen, it's mostly during charging. "You can't just stick this into any old charging unit and that is the biggest iss
WJBF-TV ABC Channel 6 (Augusta, GA)
added Apr 14, 2015 02:28
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[New York] Chili man who caught fire in his car has died

An 84-year-old Chili man badly burned when a dropped cigarette ignited his clothes while driving last month has died...Christopher Flowers was driving on Chili Avenue near Interstate 390 in Gates about 8:50 a.m. March 9, when his clothing accidentally cau
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Apr 6, 2015 16:38
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