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[Canada] LETTER: Probing cigarette toxins

In 2008, I measured these toxic metals in the urine of random individuals. Of the cigarette smokers, 75 per cent had elevated levels of these metals. These toxic metals are also in second-hand smoke and third-hand smoke...What is needed is a large study
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Oct 7, 2017 15:18
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JT completes pre-purchase radioactive material testing of this year's Japanese domestic leaf tobacco

has been conducting pre-purchase and a number of other tests at each stage of its production process for radioactive materials in Japanese domestic leaf tobacco, using a standard value, since the accident at the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in 20
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:57
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14 Things Flight Attendants Know About Flying-and You Probably Don’t

while the lithium ion batteries in e-cigarettes have shown a propensity to ignite if they are damaged, battery-powered portable electronic smoking devices are permitted on planes as long as they’re not checked or being used. Your exploding Galaxy Note 7,
True Viral News (TVN)
added Oct 6, 2017 01:43
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BATEMAN: PUFF, PUFF, RECHARGE. E-CIGARETTES ARE BOOMING, AND CHINA IS GROUND ZERO

I walk into the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center and I’m blasted by wafts of vapor. So are 36,000 other people. A woman waves emissions away from her face as one does secondhand smoke. Disc-jockeys play tunes. Models in jean shorts, cropped shir
Digital Trends
added Oct 3, 2017 23:48
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[Nevada] Las Vegas gunman's 'psychopathic' father was one of the FBI's Top Ten most wanted and escaped federal prison then spent a DECADE on the run

The father of the Las Vegas shooter was an FBI most-wanted bank robber and confidence man known as 'Big Daddy'...A report on the FBI Wanted List described him as smoking cigars and cigarettes and enjoying steaks, desserts, gambling, TV and baseball.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:04
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[UK] Smoking safety reminder after fire at Tottenham flat

Firefighters have issued a reminder about safely disposing of cigarettes and other smoking materials after a fire at a flat in Grovelands Road in Tottenham. Part of a flat on the ground floor of the building was damaged by fire.
London Fire Brigade--London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA) (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:47
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[UK] Brigade ‘butts’ into vaping campaign

The Brigade welcomes Public Health England’s support for e-cigarettes as a key way to help smokers quit tobacco smoking to help reduce the number of smoking related fire deaths. According to our latest figures, smoking is the cause of over half of fir
London Fire Brigade--London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA) (uk)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:09
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[Pennsylvania] Smoking material caused fire that killed expectant mom, boys

HAMBURG, Pa. (AP) - Investigators say discarded smoking material caused a fire that killed a pregnant woman and her two young sons in Pennsylvania. State police in Berks County ruled the Sept. 2 fire accidental. Police said Thursday there was no evidenc
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 1, 2017 01:05
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[New York] Lookback: Week of Sept. 25 to Oct. 2

50 YEARS AGO — 1967...smoking in the school building in recent years has constituted a fire hazard. The new policy permits students in grades seven through 12 to smoke outside the building on the school grounds during the half-hour period immediately fol
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Sep 28, 2017 22:31
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[UK] Pensioner died during Lockleaze house fire started by cigarette in bedroom

The 87-year-old, who lived alone at the address, was a heavy smoker and is believed to have started the fire by dropping a lit cigarette while in his room.
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:03
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