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House fire kills five in Russia

“On the eve of the tragedy, one of the brothers received a pension for the first time and decided to celebrate this with his friends. Most likely, they fell asleep after drinking, and discarded cigarettes caused the fire. At the same time, seven people p
Azeri-Press Agency (APA) (az)
added Oct 9, 2017 21:04
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[UK] The most common causes of house fires have been revealed - do you need to take action?

Smoking is among the most likely things to cause a fire, according to Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service... Smokers are advised to take particular care when tired or in bed, to avoid falling asleep while a cigarette is still burning and setting furni
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Oct 9, 2017 15:17
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[Canada] LETTER: Probing cigarette toxins

In 2008, I measured these toxic metals in the urine of random individuals. Of the cigarette smokers, 75 per cent had elevated levels of these metals. These toxic metals are also in second-hand smoke and third-hand smoke...What is needed is a large study
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Oct 7, 2017 15:18
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JT completes pre-purchase radioactive material testing of this year's Japanese domestic leaf tobacco

has been conducting pre-purchase and a number of other tests at each stage of its production process for radioactive materials in Japanese domestic leaf tobacco, using a standard value, since the accident at the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in 20
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:57
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14 Things Flight Attendants Know About Flying-and You Probably Don’t

while the lithium ion batteries in e-cigarettes have shown a propensity to ignite if they are damaged, battery-powered portable electronic smoking devices are permitted on planes as long as they’re not checked or being used. Your exploding Galaxy Note 7,
True Viral News (TVN)
added Oct 6, 2017 01:43
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[UK] Brigade ‘butts’ into vaping campaign

The Brigade welcomes Public Health England’s support for e-cigarettes as a key way to help smokers quit tobacco smoking to help reduce the number of smoking related fire deaths. According to our latest figures, smoking is the cause of over half of fir
London Fire Brigade--London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA) (uk)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:09
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[Nevada] Las Vegas gunman's 'psychopathic' father was one of the FBI's Top Ten most wanted and escaped federal prison then spent a DECADE on the run

The father of the Las Vegas shooter was an FBI most-wanted bank robber and confidence man known as 'Big Daddy'...A report on the FBI Wanted List described him as smoking cigars and cigarettes and enjoying steaks, desserts, gambling, TV and baseball.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:04
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BATEMAN: PUFF, PUFF, RECHARGE. E-CIGARETTES ARE BOOMING, AND CHINA IS GROUND ZERO

I walk into the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center and I’m blasted by wafts of vapor. So are 36,000 other people. A woman waves emissions away from her face as one does secondhand smoke. Disc-jockeys play tunes. Models in jean shorts, cropped shir
Digital Trends
added Oct 3, 2017 23:48
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[UK] BALCONY DESTROYED AND TWO WOMEN RESCUED AFTER CIGARETTE IN PLANT POT SPARKS FIRE

Firefighters have urged smokers to safely dispose of cigarettes after two women were rescued and a balcony destroyed in a blaze. Investigators believe a fire which destroyed a second-floor flat balcony in Crawford Road, Camberwell, was started by a disc
Southwark News (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:48
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[UK] Smoking safety reminder after fire at Tottenham flat

Firefighters have issued a reminder about safely disposing of cigarettes and other smoking materials after a fire at a flat in Grovelands Road in Tottenham. Part of a flat on the ground floor of the building was damaged by fire.
London Fire Brigade--London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA) (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:47
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