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[Wisconsin] Oregon bar fire caused by cigarette

Fire officials think a cigarette started a fire that caused $500,000 in damage to an Oregon business. Fire Chief Jack Mlnarik tells 27 News the June 8 fire at Hack's Sports Page Bar has been ruled accidental, believed to have been caused by an employee
WKOW-TV ABC 27 (Madison, WI)
added Jun 16, 2015 16:59
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A Warning to Pet Owners Who Use E-Cigarettes

nicotine is a dangerous poison for pets, and e-cigarettes and their associated paraphernalia often contain it in more concentrated levels than in traditional tobacco products. People use e-cigarettes to try to cut back on tobacco, but it is important to
Care2.com
added Jun 16, 2015 16:36
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[UK] Warning after e-cigarette charger sparks house fire

Steve Davies, head of community safety, said it had seen "heightened numbers" of fires caused by the devices. He added: "Although this was a minor incident, based on previous cases the consequences can be devastating."
BBC Online
added Jun 16, 2015 14:53
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UN Aviation Agency Bans E-Cigarettes in Checked Bags

The International Civil Aviation Organization announced Monday a ban on e-cigarettes in checked baggage, following reports they have sparked fires in the cargo area of aircrafts. Airline passengers and crew are encouraged instead to carry the devices in
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 16, 2015 07:15
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[Australia] Pictured: The landlord who built an illegal extra bedroom in death-trap unit before it was engulfed by fire, forcing two women to leap from fifth-floor window

Earlier Ms Jiang's flatmate Jason Zeng had been smoking on the balcony. He told police he butted out the cigarette in an ashtray there.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jun 16, 2015 06:59
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AMA Strengthens Policy on Electronic Cigarettes to Further Protect Youth

policy calls for the passage of laws and regulations that would: set the minimum legal purchase age for electronic cigarettes and their liquid nicotine refills at 21 years old; require liquid nicotine to be packaged in child-resistant containers; and urge
American Medical Association (AMA)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:19
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[Ireland] Man claims he fell three storeys from hotel window while smoking, court told

He told the court he opened the right side of the third floor window and was smoking and "trying to blow smoke so no alarm would go off". "I was leaning towards the window trying to flick cigarette ash  away from our window  when I lost my balance. Al
Irish Independent (ie)
added Jun 9, 2015 07:59
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[UK] Royal Navy to let sailors smoke e-cigarettes on nuclear submarines as 'they aren't fire risk'

The move follows a fugitive whistleblower claiming unauthorised vaping was a safety risk. Royal Navy medical officers now think there is no risk – and e-cigs would help ratings to give up real cigarettes, reports the Sunday People.
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 10:17
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'No evidence' linking smoking cessation drug with suicide, road accidents

However, a new study suggests that there is no strong evidence to link the drug with increased risks of suicidal behavior or traffic accidents as previously thought.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 5, 2015 16:02
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[Africa, Ghana] Revealed: Accra disaster was caused by 'man smoking cigarette'

“One man said that someone was smoking a cigarette which was then dropped on the fuel that had spilled out from the petrol station…,” BBC’s Sammy Darko reported to the International media firm. That, the eye witness implied started burning on the surfac
Adomonline.com (gh)
added Jun 5, 2015 15:09
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