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[Europe, UK] In 2014 there were 16 fires a week in London compared to 21 a week in 2011

Fire chiefs are putting the reduction down to the introduction of fire safe cigarette standards in 2011 which meant that every cigarette made in the EU would go out if it is not actively smoked.
Guardian-series / Guardian Newspapers (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 14:26
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'Merchants of Doubt' review: Masters in American spin strangle science

Another area of business co-opting spin experts for corporate gain comes under the umbrella of fire retardants on furniture, which was originally legislated to protect the public from fires if they fell asleep while smoking. Tobacco teamed with chemical
Examiner.com (National)
added Mar 9, 2015 16:59
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MERCHANTS OF DOUBT SHOWS HOW CORPORATE LIES INFECT OUR MINDS, FROM TOBACCO TO CLIMATE CHANGE

This material might be familiar to Frontline viewers and readers of serious magazines, but Kenner's telling of the stories proves independently dramatic: It's heartening to hear Chicago Tribune reporters Patricia Callahan and Sam Roe dish about exposing
LA Weekly
added Mar 8, 2015 15:38
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[Australia] SA smokers drive spike in house fires

South Australian smokers aren't getting the message. Emergency Services Minister Tony Piccolo says SA firefighters have battled more than 500 cigarette-related house blazes in the past three years. And SA is on track to double its average number of cigar
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 5, 2015 11:32
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Lawmakers a step closer to regulating e-cigarettes

The Senate Commerce Committee unanimously approved legislation Thursday that will require manufacturers to create child-resistant packaging for all liquid nicotine containers. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), who authored the Child Nicotine Poisoning Preventi
The Hill
added Feb 27, 2015 11:57
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[California] E-cigarette may have caused home explosion that injured O.C. teen

The 17-year-old boy injured in the blast was being taken to a hospital before police and paramedics arrived at the home, Dunn said. His injuries are not life-threatening, but his exact condition was unknown.
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 25, 2015 19:54
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[UK] E-CIGARETTES: Bucks Fire are urging people to take care when charging e-cigarettes after house fire in New Bradwell

Firefighters are urging people to take care when charging e-cigarettes following a product recall and an incident in Milton Keynes last week. On February Thursday 19 an e-cigarette charger exploded at a home in Newport Road, and the charger caught on fi
MK News (uk)
added Feb 23, 2015 13:08
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[UK] RECALL: Clearsmoke E-Cigarette charger recall due to risk of electric shock | MK News

Clearsmoke E-Cigarette Charger was recalled on February 13, 2015 due to risk of electric shock due to inadequate construction. The manufacturer has said: "This product is dangerous, please stop using it immediately. Read our product recall advice to fin
MK News (uk)
added Feb 23, 2015 13:04
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[Uae] Smoking on balconies in Dubai in focus after Torch Tower blaze

Though the cause behind Saturday's fire at Torch Tower remains unknown as yet, issues relating to the dangers linked to indoor and balcony smoking have come under the spotlight, with one doctor saying the knock-on effects can be detrimental to more than j
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 22, 2015 16:20
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[Uae, Uae: Dubai] Residents in shock over weekend fires

Burning cigarette butts tossed through windows and shisha parties on balconies have been identified as culprits for a few major fires that killed people and ravaged properties in the past years. Though authorities have ruled out criminal motive behind t
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 22, 2015 06:28
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