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[Asia] ‘Horrible Tragedy’ as Fuel Tanker Fire in Pakistan Leaves at Least 150 Dead

news reports quoted witnesses blaming a lit cigarette tossed by a passer-by.
New York Times
added Jun 26, 2017 00:53
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PAKISTAN EXPLOSION: HOW A LIT CIGARETTE TURNED AN OIL TANKER INTO A DEADLY FIREBALL

An oil tanker crashed on a road in Pakistan on Sunday and 132 people, many of whom had rushed to collect leaking fuel, were killed when it exploded, apparently after someone lit a cigarette, officials said.
Reuters
added Jun 26, 2017 00:49
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Tips to Help Avoid "Vape" Battery Explosions

Until all vapes and vape batteries conform to strong and consistent safety standards, your best protection against vape battery explosions may be knowing as much as possible about your device and how to properly handle and charge its batteries.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 24, 2017 18:23
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[UK] Brigade’s cigarette warning after Barking house fire

The London Fire Brigade has warned about the importance of putting cigarettes completely out after one is believed to have sparked a Barking house fire.
Barking & Dagenham Post (uk)
added Jun 21, 2017 18:00
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[UK] LEWIS: Regulating the smoke ban 10 years on

It just goes to show that if you get the right blend of education and enforcement then landmark pieces of public health legislation can be comprehensive successes.
Medium
added Jun 20, 2017 15:48
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Keep TGA control of e-cigarettes or risk repeating the smoking health disaster

Australia's successful efforts to reduce smoking have had multi-party support for 40 years. All parties must affirm the regulatory expertise and authority of the TGA and encourage manufacturers of vapourisers to submit their evidence-based applications f
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 20, 2017 09:57
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Lithium Battery Catches Fire on Flight

Although no one was injured on the flight, lithium battery explosions can cause devastating injuries, particularly in cell phone and e-cigarette explosions. Last year, Samsung recalled millions of its Galaxy Note 7 phones because the batteries were catch
National Law Review
added Jun 19, 2017 20:22
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: Tobacco farm workers trained in safety

the workshops were organized by GAP Connections, a tobacco industry education and training group...eight training stations offering lessons in CPR, first-aid, pesticide safety, equipment safety and how to avoid green tobacco sickness,
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Jun 16, 2017 00:13
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Effect of implementation of a smoke-free policy on physical violence in a psychiatric inpatient setting: an interrupted time series analysis

Introduction of a comprehensive smoke-free policy appeared to reduce the incidence of physical assaults. Adequately resourced smoke-free policies could be part of broader violence reduction strategies in psychiatric settings.
Science Direct
added Jun 15, 2017 23:56
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[Canada] Balcony fire at downtown condo building sparked by discarded cigarette

A balcony fire in downtown Toronto is the latest in a string of incidents involving carelessly discarded cigarettes. The blaze comes one week after Toronto Fire Services held a press conference to warn the public about a growing number of balcony fires c
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03
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