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[Canada] London Fire brass sound alarm over contraband cigarette dangers after latest fatal blaze

After a second death this year from careless smoking in London, one of the city’s firefighting officials says he’s had enough. More than 20 fires have been caused by careless smoking in 2017 in London alone -- and three of the last four fire-related
London (Ontario) Free Press (ca)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:51
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E-cigarette Product Construction Linked to Severity of Explosion Injuries

The 2017 FEMA report on e-cigarette explosions has linked product construction to the severity of injuries suffered in explosion incidents. The study included extensive review and research into the construction of e-cigarettes and why explosions and sev
National Law Review
added Nov 17, 2017 23:19
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What a wheeze! Moment smoker has the fright of his life as his cigarette EXPLODES... then his prankster son-in-law explains he packed it with a FIRE CRACKER as a ploy to make him QUIT

The man's son-in-law, who filmed the prank, quickly explains that he had filled the cigarette with a fire cracker in a bid to help him give up smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 15:49
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[UK] Rise in violence and self-harm as inmates struggle with tobacco ban ($$)

More than half of prisons in England and Wales forbid prisoners from smoking in a move that has led to tobacco being sold on the black market inside for as much as £150 an ounce. The new psychoactive substance Spice, which has swept through the prison s
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:21
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[Missouri] Wrongful death lawsuit filed against nursing home where patient caught fire

the nursing home is accused of leaving Chapman, who was partially disabled, alone on the patio to smoke without a special apron. The apron was supposed to protect her from ashes from her cigarettes.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Oct 31, 2017 17:57
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[UK] The Unique Explosion Dangers of E-Cigarettes

According to a FEMA and U.S. Fire Authority report on e-cigarette explosions released in July 2017, the “combination of an electronic cigarette with a lithium-ion is a new and unique hazard” in the U.S. The FEMA report which evaluated e-cigarette explos
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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[Canada] Sharp Hill fire near Airdrie, Alta., caused by smoker, high winds

A fire southeast of Airdrie that swept through the Sharp Hill community Tuesday afternoon was caused by the "improper disposal of smoking material" and made worse by strong winds, fire officials said Thursday. The origin of the blaze was a grassy area n
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:14
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Listing of Ingredients in Tobacco Products

Note: FDA extended some compliance deadlines for ingredient listing requirements by six months for manufacturers and importers of newly-deemed tobacco products in certain natural disaster areas.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 7, 2017 19:55
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FDA Actions Regarding Tobacco Manufacturers / Importers Affected by Recent Natural Disasters

The FDA is aware that tobacco manufacturers and importers in the affected areas are dealing with extraordinary circumstances and may need additional time to meet certain requirements. As a result, the FDA is extending the compliance deadlines for the in
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 19, 2017 00:01
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Firefighters Exposed to Carcinogens Through the Skin

examined firefighters' exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in smoke from fires. PAHs can cause genetic mutations and are known carcinogens. They are one of the hazardous substances released into the air when wood, plastics, furniture, elec
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 18, 2017 15:44
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