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Indiana's Vape bill stirs controversy after House, Senate approval

A battle is brewing between Indiana lawmakers and electronic cigarette manufacturers and stores. The controversy stems from a bill at the state house that would regulate liquids and ban sales to anyone under 18 in what’s called “vaping.”
WSBT Channel 22 (South Bend, IN)
added Apr 14, 2015 15:35
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[Ireland] Most fires start in bedrooms and cigarettes are main cause

Cigarettes were the suspected cause of a quarter of fatal fires an analysis of a decade of statistics shows....More fires began in a bedroom than any other room of the home. Bedrooms were the suspected place a fire started in 99 incidents, or three in 1
Irish Times (ie)
added Apr 8, 2015 12:45
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[Maryland] Springdale man dies after cigarette sparks house fire

When crews arrived at the two-story home, they found an 83-year-old man with burns to more than 80 percent of his body. A cigarette lit his clothing and started the fire, which family members in the home put out after smoke detectors went off, authorities
Washington Post
added Apr 6, 2015 17:03
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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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[Belarus, Ukraine] Two dead after plane carrying 'cigarette smugglers' crashes into house while flying low 'to avoid radar'

A plane police say was attempting to smuggle thousands of packets of cigarettes into Europe has hit a power line and crashed, killing at least two people on board. It is believed the Antonov An-2 multi-role light utility biplane was flying low in order
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 6, 2015 16:33
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[Maine] PELLETIER/HAGENBUCH: It’s time to protect kids from liquid nicotine — a poison, even in small amounts

There is legislation not yet passed that aims to protect children from liquid nicotine poisoning by requiring child-resistant packaging. This measure can help to protect kids from needless nicotine poisoning. State legislators should support LD 423, “An
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Apr 6, 2015 12:50
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[UK] Tobacco factory goes up in smoke as discarded cigarette causes fire

One of Britain’s oldest former tobacco factories has been destroyed by fire - caused from a discarded cigarette. The fire broke out on Monday on the site of the former Player’s factory in Nottingham which has been converted into student flats.
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 2, 2015 02:51
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VIDEO: Baby Chokes On Cigarette Butt While Mom Drinks At Florida Bar

Kendra Jane Hampton, 39, is accused of felony child neglect after leaving her kids home without direct supervision to go to a bar. Her 1-year-old daughter choked on a cigarette while she was gone.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 2, 2015 03:03
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[UK] Pilots are keeping health problems secret from airlines because 'gaping hole in the system' means doctors aren't allowed to report them, says air safety expert

pilot friend of mine quit smoking with help from a drug prescribed by his GP. He mentioned it casually to the airline examiners a few months later, and they told him he shouldn't have been flying under the influence of that drug. He had no idea. If there
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:14
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[UK] Pilots are keeping health problems secret from airlines because 'gaping hole in the system' means doctors aren't allowed to report them, says air safety expert

“door is open for someone who has serious mental problems to hide it from the aviation examiner….’A pilot friend of mine quit smoking with help from a drug prescribed by his GP. 'He mentioned it casually to the airline examiners a few months later, and th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:14
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