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[Missouri] Wrongful death lawsuit filed against nursing home where patient caught fire

the nursing home is accused of leaving Chapman, who was partially disabled, alone on the patio to smoke without a special apron. The apron was supposed to protect her from ashes from her cigarettes.
KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO)
added Oct 31, 2017 17:57
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[UK] The Unique Explosion Dangers of E-Cigarettes

According to a FEMA and U.S. Fire Authority report on e-cigarette explosions released in July 2017, the “combination of an electronic cigarette with a lithium-ion is a new and unique hazard” in the U.S. The FEMA report which evaluated e-cigarette explos
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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[New York] De Blasio, Gentile sign hookah regulation bill

While the bill grandfathers in hookah lounges where 50 percent or more of their revenue comes from the sale of non-tobacco smoking products, those businesses will now have to meet basic health and safety requirements, including installing ventilation sys
Brooklyn (NY) Daily Eagle.
added Oct 21, 2017 23:16
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[Canada] Sharp Hill fire near Airdrie, Alta., caused by smoker, high winds

A fire southeast of Airdrie that swept through the Sharp Hill community Tuesday afternoon was caused by the "improper disposal of smoking material" and made worse by strong winds, fire officials said Thursday. The origin of the blaze was a grassy area n
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:14
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FDA Actions Regarding Tobacco Manufacturers / Importers Affected by Recent Natural Disasters

The FDA is aware that tobacco manufacturers and importers in the affected areas are dealing with extraordinary circumstances and may need additional time to meet certain requirements. As a result, the FDA is extending the compliance deadlines for the in
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 19, 2017 00:01
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California wildfires claim iconic "Glass House" in Solano County

first built in 2003 by John Roscoe, a “tobacco packaging entrepreneur”...He later became involved in a lawsuit with R.J. Reynolds, who accused him of selling “gray market” cigarettes, and was convicted of fraud in 2011.
WGMD Newsradio 92.7 (Lewes, DE)
added Oct 18, 2017 16:13
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[California] Fairfield's infamous 'Glass House' destroyed in Atlas Fire

The house was built in 2003 on the south summit by John Roscoe, founder of the "Cigarettes Cheaper!" discount chain....he spent $19 million in legal fees going up against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company who sued the Roscoes "for selling 'gray-market' cigar
San Francisco Chronicle
added Oct 18, 2017 16:11
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Firefighters Exposed to Carcinogens Through the Skin

examined firefighters' exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in smoke from fires. PAHs can cause genetic mutations and are known carcinogens. They are one of the hazardous substances released into the air when wood, plastics, furniture, elec
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 18, 2017 15:44
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[Canada] New report shows that tobacco use cost Canadians $16.2 billion in 2012

more evidence that tobacco use is a significant burden on all Canadians, costing society $16.2 billion in 2012, or $466 for every Canadian. This includes costs associated with direct health care, fire, policing, research and prevention as well as lost pro
Canada.ca (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:10
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[Pennsylvania] Officials warn of fire hazards from smoking after recent tragedies

Discarded smoking materials were responsible for at least three recent fires in the region, including a September fire in Hamburg that claimed the lives of a pregnant mother and her two children. Cigarette fires, caused by careless smoking or discarding
Pottsville (PA) Republican
added Oct 14, 2017 08:25
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