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[California] Appeals court upholds dismissal of case against resort after Poinsettia fire

the insurance company asserted that Omni had caused the damage “by allowing smoking on its golf course...there had been two smokers — one who smoked cigarettes, the other smoked cigars — in a golf foursome that morning, there was no evidence that either h
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 12, 2018 19:28

[North Carolina] U.S. farmers scramble to harvest crops as hurricane looms

North Carolina’s corn crop was 43 percent harvested as of Sunday, while the type of tobacco most commonly grown in the state was 67 percent harvested, according to USDA data.
added Sep 12, 2018 17:06

As hurricane nears, U.S. farmers rush to clear crops but animals stay in storm's path

Tall corn and tobacco crops are most vulnerable to wind damage and difficult to harvest if knocked down...the type of tobacco most commonly grown in the state was 67 percent harvested, according to USDA data.
added Sep 11, 2018 21:59

[North Carolina] Hurricane Florence Heads for Tobacco Country

Tobacco crops in North Carolina, the top U.S. producer, are right in the projected path for Hurricane Florence, which threatens to cause plants to rot, whether they’re still in the fields or have already been harvested. Florence’s Category 4 winds are a
Bloomberg News
added Sep 11, 2018 21:24

[California] E-cigarette industry under fire after one explodes in man's pants

Incidents like that are becoming more common. E-cigarettes are battery operated nicotine inhalers, and attorney Greg Bentley says he's currently representing hundreds of clients who claim they have been injured. Bentley say "people who are vaping need to
added Sep 6, 2018 13:52

[Arizona] Vape device explodes, severely burns Scottsdale man's leg

More and more cases of e-cigarettes exploding without warning. The latest, a Phoenix-area man is severely burned when the vape device in his pocket blows up.
KPNX-TV 12 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Sep 2, 2018 13:13

California wildfires fuel a new push to ban smoking at state parks and beaches

environmentalists have advanced new legislation to prevent lighting up in certain public places. The proposals, approved Thursday by the Senate, now go to Gov. Jerry Brown, who vetoed three previous bills on the issue. Supporters feel this year’s devas
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 31, 2018 01:41

[California] VIDEO: Video Shows Moment E-Cigarette Explodes Inside Man's Pocket

A man shopping for a television in Anaheim is burned when an e-cigarette explodes inside his pocket. The entire encounter is caught on surveillance video, and the manager of the store tells NBC4 the story. (Published Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018)
added Aug 29, 2018 22:16
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[Illinois] Official: Fireworks, cigarettes may have caused deadly blaze

Investigators seeking the cause of Chicago’s deadliest fire in well over a decade were searching the porch area where the blaze started for evidence of fireworks, cigarettes or other smoking materials, a fire official said Monday.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 29, 2018 07:12

[California] VIDEO: Dramatic security video captures the moment an e-cigarette explodes inside a man's pocket as he tries to buy a TV

The blast ripped a hole in his pants. Abdihdy was captured on camera desperately trying to fan away the flames as he ran to a nearby bathroom to treat his wounds.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:38
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