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Effectiveness of fire-safe cigarette laws still unclear

Laws requiring cigarettes to be made with a fire-retarding design may have reduced deaths from cigarette-related fires in the U.S. but the evidence is weak and inconsistent, researchers say. The study found no evidence that so-called fire-safe cigarettes
Reuters
added Jul 7, 2017 14:53
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Effectiveness of fire-safe cigarette laws still unclear

Laws requiring cigarettes to be made with a fire-retarding design may have reduced deaths from cigarette-related fires in the U.S. but the evidence is weak and inconsistent, researchers say. The study found no evidence that so-called fire-safe cigarettes
Reuters
added Jul 6, 2017 16:22
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[UK-Scotland] Cigarette blamed for Selkirk golf course fire

A WARNING has been issued to smoking golfers in Selkirk after a major fire was narrowly averted. Chairman of the town's community council, Alistair Pattullo, came to the rescue after discovering an area of heather and scrub alight last month. Flames ha
Border Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:16
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[UK] Vaping 101: Can you vape around your pets?

E-juices should clearly state that such products are to be kept away from children and pets. This is due to the fact that most products contain nicotine, which can be incredibly dangerous if consumed. While it’s common sense to keep your kids and pets
Metro Café (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 00:31
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[Illinois] E-cigarette battery explosion hurts man, his marriage: lawsuit

A married Plainfield couple is suing two Joliet vape shops, alleging batteries purchased there for an e-cigarette exploded and caught fire in the husband's pants pockets, leaving him with second and third-degree burns and hurting their love life.
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 29, 2017 05:30
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[UK] Illegal Jin Ling cigarettes linked to pensioner's death seized in raids

Trading Standards officers in Grimsby have seized the first red packs of Jin Ling cigarettes found in the UK, a Russian brand linked to the death of a pensioner
Grimsby Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 02:40
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Soldiers who smoke may be more likely to get hurt during training

Pulled muscles and broken bones are common during military training and even more common among soldiers who smoke, according to a review of past research. The study can’t say why the more soldiers smoke, the greater the increase in their risk of “overuse
Reuters
added Jun 28, 2017 15:26
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[Asia] ‘Horrible Tragedy’ as Fuel Tanker Fire in Pakistan Leaves at Least 150 Dead

news reports quoted witnesses blaming a lit cigarette tossed by a passer-by.
New York Times
added Jun 26, 2017 00:53
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PAKISTAN EXPLOSION: HOW A LIT CIGARETTE TURNED AN OIL TANKER INTO A DEADLY FIREBALL

An oil tanker crashed on a road in Pakistan on Sunday and 132 people, many of whom had rushed to collect leaking fuel, were killed when it exploded, apparently after someone lit a cigarette, officials said.
Reuters
added Jun 26, 2017 00:49
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[UK] Brigade’s cigarette warning after Barking house fire

The London Fire Brigade has warned about the importance of putting cigarettes completely out after one is believed to have sparked a Barking house fire.
Barking & Dagenham Post (uk)
added Jun 21, 2017 18:00
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