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[UK] Smoking ban launched on Clacton Pier to make attraction healthier and slash fire risk

BOSSES at Clacton Pier have launched an innovative smoking ban to make the pier a healthier place for youngsters and reduce fire risks. The seafront attraction has become one of the first piers in the country to go smoke free. Most piers allow smoking
Maldon & Burnham Standard (uk)
added Aug 12, 2015 10:16

[UK-Wales] UPDATE: 'E-cigarette' charging caused Bettws house blaze, fire service confirm

A HOUSE fire in Bettws was caused by an e-cigarette charging, a spokesman from the fire service has confirmed. Emergency services were called to the scene on Humber Road at 6.45pm on Monday.
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Aug 12, 2015 10:14

[California] Vaping shops say FDA regulation could put them out of business

With its thousands of brands of liquid nicotine packs and accessories, the fast-growing industry has had free rein to operate without regard for consumer safety, the FDA says. Alarmed by a surge in nicotine poisonings and the potential for abuse by child
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 25, 2015 19:38

[Ohio] Police: Dog burned by flicked cigarette

a neighbor is accused of flicking a cigarette at a dog that was tied up in a yard next door. The dog suffered a burn on its buttocks. The dog's owner also found cigarette holes in her trampoline.
added Aug 10, 2015 20:42

[Pennsylvania] Pa. woman lights cigarette in car, propane tank explodes

Authorities say a woman was taken to a western Pennsylvania hospital after she lit a cigarette in a vehicle and a propane tank inside exploded. Police said the woman was with a group in a tailgating lot on Pittsburgh's North Side before the Pirates game
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 10, 2015 20:07

[Asia, Mid-east] Kuwait plans to enforce ban on smoking inside vehicles

Kuwait’s General Traffic Department (GTD) is reportedly considering enforcing the law that bans motorists smoking inside their vehicles while driving. The decision is part of the ministry’s strategy to curb road accidents, with smoking while driving cons
Arabian Business
added Aug 10, 2015 05:17

[Montana] MISSOULIAN EDITORIAL: Ban smoking at fair this year - and every year

Aside from the fire dangers, secondhand smoke exposure is no laughing matter, which is another reason why various local health officials have been trying to encourage the fairgrounds to go smoke-free for several years now. Such a push is not without prec
The Missoulian
added Aug 7, 2015 18:50

[Colorado] Boulder County Housing Authority expands smoking ban to cover pot, e-cigarettes and vaping

Effective Aug. 17, tenants of Boulder County Housing Authority properties will no longer be able to use electronic cigarettes or vapor-smoking devices inside any of the county's 611 rental units or on most of the grounds outside those units. On Thursday
Longmont (CO) Daily Times-Call
added Aug 6, 2015 20:14

[Florida] Amid FDA talks, e-cigarette industry braces for change

The FDA also could move forward with tougher regulations involving advertising practices — or even a requirement that companies only market new tobacco products after FDA review, as was considered in the agency's 2014 proposal. Analysts say a measure lik
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 4, 2015 11:43
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[UK] Family flee blazing house in Batley

The neighbour alerted the mother and three teenage sons that a bedroom was on fire at their home... The fire is believed to have been cause by a carelessly discarded cigarette
Huddersfield Daily Examiner/icHuddersfield (uk)
added Aug 4, 2015 09:40
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