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[UK-Scotland] Aww gnaw: Sweet-toothed man's horror after he finds nicotine-stained tooth in a toffee

A SWEET-TOOTHED man found a fang with roots and nicotine stains inside a toffee. Angus Irvine, 52, was tucking into a packet of Sweet Heaven toffees when he bit down on one only to hit a human tooth.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Dec 1, 2015 00:54

[Virginia] VIDEO: Smoking while on oxygen to blame for Appalachian Towers fire

the combination put one man in the hospital and left many others displaced. It's mostly water damage. The fire was contained to one apartment but countless gallons of water from the sprinkler system flooded the entire fifth floor and the floors below.
WCYB (Bristol, VA)
added Nov 30, 2015 17:28

Malaysians Need Not Witness Death Before Banning e-Cigarettes

Johor Health director Datuk Dr Mohd Khairi Yakub said the World Health Organisation (WHO) had advised member countries to stop the sale and use of e-cigarettes in October last year. "This followed 3,000 reports of poisoning cases in relation to vaping c
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Nov 30, 2015 17:22
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[Illinois] Fire destroys apartment: Cigarette thought to be cause of blaze in historic Alton building

A fire, likely caused by an unwatched cigarette, destroyed an apartment in a historic Alton building and heavily damaged two other single-bedroom units Saturday morning. Firefighters were called to 2441 Mills Avenue at approximately 11:37 a.m. Alton Fire
Illinois River Bend Telegraph
added Nov 29, 2015 15:45

[Asia] '100-bn cigarette butts discarded in India yearly'

IMA Cancer and Tobacco Control Committee Dr Dilip Acharya, said: “Cigarette butts consist of un-smoked remnant tobacco, filter and paper wrap. It also contains carcinogens, nicotine and toxins and toxic metals such as cadmium, arsenic and lead in a highly
Free Press Journal (in)
added Nov 29, 2015 15:44
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[Pennsylvania] Local housing authority’s policy predates federal ‘no smoking’ initiative

A fire three years ago – triggered by a cigarette – that injured 13 residents of public housing in North Charleroi prompted Washington County Housing Authority to ban indoor smoking in all apartments it manages.... No one challenged the Washington County
Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter
added Nov 28, 2015 16:30

[UK] BBC engineer who loved his job becomes 'Britain's first' e-cigarette suicide after drinking liquid nicotine and bingeing on cider

Jonathan Keen, 46, who was described as a functioning alcoholic, was found by his girlfriend at his flat in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, next to remnants of fluid used in e-cigarettes and empty cans of cider. Buckinghamshire Coroner Richard Hulett heard M
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 16:46

[UK] Pictured: Horrific burns suffered by man when an e-cigarette battery suddenly burst into flames in his pocket

The 35-year-old also injured both arms and may require a skin graft The battery was in the Mr Yeo's pocket along with some spare change It is dangerous to keep batteries near metal items such as coins and keys
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:01
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[UK] E-cigarette battery blows up in man's pocket leaving him with horrifying burns

"I had some loose change in my pocket with the battery when it ignited but I don't know if that was the cause," he admitted. "I'd urge other e-cigarette users to always check their battery safety guidelines." A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Servic
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:01

[Oklahoma] Apartment complex says fire started from a cigarette

Avondale Apartment complex managers tell Tulsa's Channel 8 that the afternoon fire started with a cigarette on a balcony and with the high winds, it spread rapidly. ...16 units are a total loss due to smoke damage. Now, 13 families are without homes toni
KTUL-TV Channel 8 (Tulsa, OK)
added Nov 27, 2015 10:06
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