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[Russia] Smoker falls to his death after tumbling over the side of a balcony wall he’d sat on to enjoy a cigarette

This is the shocking moment a Russian man falls to his death after jumping onto a balcony ledge and falling over the side. The sudden death was caught on two CCTV cameras in Sochi, in the Krasnodar Krai region of western Russia. Footage shows the man
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 15:57
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Chemical Analysis and Simulated Pyrolysis of Tobacco Heating System 2.2 Compared to Conventional Cigarettes

Tobacco Heating System 2.2 (THS 2.2, marketed as iQOS), is a heat-not-burn (HNB) tobacco product... Other than some carbonyls, ammonia, and N-nitrosoanabasine (NAB), the delivered releases from THS 2.2 were at least 80% lower than those from 3R4F. Tar an
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 9, 2018 03:05
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Just say no to smoking at the Jersey Shore

Matt Doherty, mayor of Belmar, told a New Jersey radio station that after his Monmouth County borough instituted its smoking ban in the spring of 2014, merchants along the beach noticed an uptick in business.
NJ.com
added Jan 8, 2018 15:45
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[UK] Warning after fire in house on New Year's Day

Group manager (prevention), Guy Williams, of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said an increasing number of e-cigarettes are exploding because they are being charged with non-standard chargers.
BORDER COUNTIES ADVERTIZER (uk)
added Jan 4, 2018 20:28
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The Link Between E-Cigarette Design And Explosions

A 2017 U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) report has linked e-cigarette product construction to the severity of injuries suffered in explosion incidents. ... The results show that the dual-cylindrical construction of the e-cigarette product and batteries is
Law360
added Jan 4, 2018 12:33
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[UK] Cigarette fire caused £10k of damage to Bishop Auckland FC's ground

A FOOTBALL club which had thousands of pounds of damage caused to its ground after a discarded cigarette caused a fire has used the incident to improve safety measures at the stadium.
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jan 3, 2018 13:23
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[Asia, India] Hookah illegal, must be banned, say doctors

Thursday night’s blaze in Kamala Mills may have been caused by a burning hookah coal setting the curtains and tarpaulin sheet covering 1 Above afire. Even as this is being investigated, anti-tobacco activists are calling for a ban on hookahs. Dr. Pankaj
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 31, 2017 18:48
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Vape Battery Explosion Lawsuits on the Rise

More than 120 lawsuits were filed across the United States in 2017 by plaintiffs claiming they were hurt in explosions and fires caused by e-cigarette batteries. At least 8 plaintiffs in 2017 filed lawsuits claiming electronic cigarettes exploded in thei
Courthouse News
added Dec 30, 2017 19:49
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[New York] Cause of fatal NYC fire was smoking, ruled accidental

Fire officials say the Christmas Day high rise blaze in New York that killed a 76-year-old man in his apartment was accidental and was caused by smoking. Authorities say John Doktor was found unresponsive in his bedroom by emergency responders Monday mor
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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Be careful of lithium ion batteries, Europe warns Christmas air travellers

EASA also said that if devices cannot be carried in the cabin, such as when passengers have to put carry-on bags in the hold due to a lack of space in the cabin, airlines should remember to ask passengers to remove any spare batteries or e-cigarettes.
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2017 06:18
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