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Cost-effectiveness of integrating tobacco cessation into Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder treatment

Smoking cessation integrated with treatment for PTSD was cost-effective, within a broad confidence region, but less cost-effective than most other smoking cessation programs reported in the literature.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 10, 2015 12:06
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[Virginia] I-95 bus fire likely started by cigarette

The Thursday afternoon bus fire on Interstate 95 in Stafford County apparently started with a cigarette lit by a 35-year-old Plainfield, N.J., man who had stowed away in the luggage compartment, according to the Virginia State Police.
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added May 9, 2015 14:43

[Pennsylvania] Cigarette sparked $250,000 fire that destroyed eastern Lancaster County home

When a Salisbury Township man went to the kitchen for a snack, a cigarette in his bedroom sparked a fire that destroyed his house on Wednesday, police said. Richard C. Hallman, 59, of 694 Churchtown Road, Narvon, left the cigarette in an ashtray beside h
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added May 7, 2015 12:07

Kentucky leads nation in smoking-related deaths

The No. 1 cause of preventable home fire deaths is smoking, according to the United States Fire Administration (USFA). Kentucky ranks ninth in the U.S. for fire deaths and is the nation’s leader in smoking-related deaths. One-third of all fire deaths in K
The Lane Report
added May 7, 2015 12:04

[South Carolina] Discarded cigarette in flower pot displaces several families in condo blaze

the fire that damaged at least 10 units was the result of someone dropping a cigarette butt in a flower pot. Wilson explained, "A cigarette was disposed of in a flower pot which was sitting on the second floor deck area of the condo building - this was d
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added May 6, 2015 14:09

Why do airplanes still have ashtrays, 25 years after the smoking ban?

FAA expects that the occasional nicotine craving passenger will break the law – fines and potential criminal charges be damned – so there should be a place for them to safely extinguish... In 1973, a passenger on a Varig airlines flight dropped a still-bu
WTSP-TV Ch. 10
added May 4, 2015 17:42

E-Cigarette Liquid Nicotine Ingestion in a Child: Case Report and Discussion [FREE FULL TEXT]

TOP Introduction Case Report Discussion References The case we present and discuss illustrates the potential for nicotine toxicity from e-cigarettes in the pediatric population. We feel that emergency physicians should be aware of this new mode of poison
Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine (CJEM) (ca)
added May 4, 2015 08:05

[Canada] ARCHIVE: Carbon monoxide poisoning in narghile (water pipe) tobacco smokers

Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is one of the leading causes of death in both adults and children worldwide.1–3 CO intoxication can be notoriously nonspecific in its initial presentation to the emergency department (ED), leading to a delay in diagnosis an
Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine (CJEM) (ca)
added May 4, 2015 07:58

A Flame Retardant That Came With Its Own Threat to Health

a principal culprit in such fires has long been carelessness with cigarettes. But smoking habits have greatly changed; the share of American adults who puff away dropped to 17 percent in 2014 from 42 percent in 1965, according to the Centers for Disease
New York Times
added May 4, 2015 06:39

[Asia, Japan] BASEEL: Smoking while walking near kids or wheelchairs? Why not just swing a knife around?

Enforcement is still lax, however, prompting Sibakiyo to voice her complaint in manga form. Hopefully this appeal to smokers’ ability to think of something other than their own pleasure will prove effective, but if not, and least one other anti-smoker has
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Apr 28, 2015 19:35
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