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[UK] Warning over dangerous cigarettes in North East Lincolnshire

North East Lincolnshire Council said most of the cigarettes seized by trading standards officers failed safety tests. The council said they "failed to self-extinguish when left unattended posing an increased risk of furniture, bedding and even clothes c
BBC Online
added Dec 6, 2015 21:00
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[Canada] Ontario e-cigarette laws go 'way too far,' Barrie retailer says

But the manager of Butt Out and Vape in Barrie said the Ontario government shouldn’t control what goes on inside shops where the product is sold. “I agree with not using vaporizers in public places. It doesn’t need to happen. I would love to see exempti
Simcoe County (Ont) Online (ca)
added Dec 5, 2015 17:51
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[New York] Elderly Williamsburg Residents Displaced After Fire Caused By Cigarette

A cigarette caused a fire that tore through two floors of a Williamsburg apartment building on Tuesday and left residents of three apartments temporarily homeless and scrambling to find shelter on couches and in beds of their friends and relatives, they s
DNAinfo
added Dec 5, 2015 17:43
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[UK] E-cigarette charging warning issued by Worcestershire's trading standards team

FAULTY batteries in e-cigarettes could cause fires this Christmas, according to trading standards teams. Consumers are being warned by Worcestershire Regulatory Services to be alert when purchasing products, as
Worcester News (Newsquest [Worcester) Limited] (uk)
added Dec 4, 2015 14:26
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[Wisconsin] Smoking to blame for $300,000 Oregon fire, officials said

A fire that heavily damaged one side of an Oregon duplex Wednesday was likely caused by smoking materials, fire officials said. The fire was reported at about 12:10 p.m. at 1121 Union Road, with the first arriving fire unit finding a large amount of bla
Wisconsin State Journal
added Dec 3, 2015 23:21
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Should 16 be the age for e-cigarette purchases? [FREE FULL TEXT]

The AAP has called for increased regulation of e-cigarettes, particularly through improved child-proof packaging, citing increased instances of nicotine poisoning among children.
Contemporary Pediatrics
added Dec 3, 2015 17:36
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[New York] Letter: Approve proposal to make public housing smoke-free

70 percent of renters would rather live in a smoke-free building; smoke-free properties cost less to clean, and retain higher property value; and cigarettes are a leading cause of residential building fires. I hope that the proposed HUD rule will advance
Buffalo (NY) News
added Dec 3, 2015 05:43
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[Indiana] Fatal fire at senior living facility in Plainfield caused by cigarette

Investigators have determined the cause of a fatal fire in Plainfield that injured two people and killed one at a senior living facility. The fire occurred on November 27 in the 200 block of Mill Run Drive. The residents were evacuated. Some had to be ca
WXIN-TV Fox 59 (Indiannapolis, IN)
added Dec 1, 2015 20:02
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[New York] Improperly extinguished 'smokes' blamed for recent structure fires

Recent local structure fires could serve as a warning to residents, business owners and employees that serious damage, and even loss of life, can occur when one cigarette, cigar or pipe is improperly extinguished.
Irondequoit (NY) Post
added Dec 1, 2015 20:00
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[California] VIDEO: NEWPORT BEACH MAN SUFFERS BURNS AFTER E-CIGARETTE EXPLODES

Reed Morrison of Newport Beach was relaxing in bed when he heard a crackling sound from his electronic cigarette. He pulled it away from his mouth just in time. "All of a sudden, a big shower of sparks and flames shot right out of it -- about three feet
KABC-TV Channel 7 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Dec 1, 2015 02:15
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