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[New York] VIDEO: Broadway Actress Vivien Eng Dies After Hell's Kitchen Fire

An actress who was pulled from a Manhattan high rise fire earlier this week has reportedly died.... Fire officials say the cause of the fire was "careless discard of smoking materials."
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Sep 5, 2015 16:26
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[New York] Broadway Actress Dies From Injuries Suffered in Apartment Fire: Neighbors

Vivian Eng, 51, died on Wednesday, a day after a blaze tore through her apartment... Fire marshalls believe the fire started from cigarette or other "smoking material" that hadn't been put out properly, according to the FDNY's Twitter account.
DNAinfo
added Sep 5, 2015 16:23
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[UK] Police investigating man who 'started two fires and abused crew and passengers' on Monarch Airlines flight from Birmingham to Sharm el-Sheikh

A passenger on board said the man lit small blazes in the plane's toilet cubicle 'while also smoking and abusing the cabin crew, terrifying crew and passengers'. The fire was extinguished by cabin crew and police in Egypt were waiting for the A321 aircra
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:02
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Say goodbye to cigarettes, hello to booze

Alcohol is more prevalent now than it ever has been. Booze billboards are everywhere... That’s not to suggest alcohol should be shunned the way of the cigarette. But a conversation about our high consumption level of booze needs to happen. Our attitudes a
Moose Jaw (SK) Times-Herald (ca)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:39
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[Maine] Air tank, smoking blamed in Old Town fire that killed 2

A couple and two pets died in a fire on Southgate Road on Saturday that was caused by careless smoking and an oxygen tank, state police said. Firefighters pulled Joseph Prekop, 67, and the family dog from the fire but could not resuscitate them. They dis
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 31, 2015 13:30
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[California] E-cigarette scofflaw leaves airline passenger fuming

What can legally be done when someone secretly smokes an e-cig on board?...the DOT will, probably by year's end, add language to its federal registry that spells out that rule for e-cigarette smokers, just in case they don't know how to spell N-O.
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 31, 2015 11:12
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[UK] NEW LAW ON SMOKING IN CARS ‘DOESN'T GO FAR ENOUGH’

A UK-based car leasing company is warning that the new law on smoking in cars carrying children doesn’t go far enough... Flexed.co.uk is calling for a blanket ban on in-car smoking, which it calls one of the greatest safety risks on the road today. It be
Fire Risk Management (uk)
added Aug 28, 2015 17:11
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California Senate passes Mark Leno’s E-cigarette bill

The Senate today, as part of the Legislature’s extraordinary session on health, passed legislation calling for new statewide regulations on electronic cigarettes. SB X2-5, authored by Sen. Mark Leno, protects the public against exposure to e-cigarettes b
LGBT Weekly
added Aug 27, 2015 23:18
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[Missouri] Parents need to be more aware of harmful effects of e-cigarettes on kids

In two-third of the homes where children were exposed to e-cigarettes, they also were exposed to regular cigarettes. The researchers found that 36 percent of the e-cigarette users neither locked up e-liquid bottles nor used childproof caps. Such caps, w
ANI (in)
added Aug 27, 2015 13:42
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[UK] Smoking ban 'doesn't go far enough'

The ban on smoking in cars carrying children does not go far enough and nine out of 10 drivers want to see a complete ban on smoking while driving. Even smokers are in favour of a total ban and seven out of 10 agree with a blanket ban.
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 26, 2015 23:18
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