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[New York] The Capitol's new no-smoking cordon sanitaire

they have employed the signage equivalent of a shock-and-awe campaign: posted signs — either “NO SMOKING HERE TO BUILDING” or “NO SMOKING IN THIS AREA” every 10 to 15 feet all the way around the structure. That includes a singularly ugly semicircle of si
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Jul 30, 2015 07:07

[Wisconsin] Regional Wrap: New trail, smoke-free apartments, consumer alert: More Dane County apartments going smoke free

The Tobacco Free Columbia-Dane County Coalition has helped more than 25 apartment complexes eliminate smoking in the last two years. “Smoke-free rental properties are definitely becoming the norm in Dane County,” said Nina Gregerson, assistant coalition
Sun Prairie (WI) Star
added Jul 29, 2015 11:55

VIDEO: The hidden danger of smoking? Terrifying moment woman's car bursts into flames after she lights cigarette while driving in Russia

A shocking video has captured the moment a woman's car burst into flames after she lit a cigarette while driving in Russia. The footage, caught on a dashboard camera, sees the panicked driver jump out of the vehicle just before it turns into an inferno.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 27, 2015 14:09
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[UK] Pensioner died after discarded cigarette caused house fire

A discarded match was the most likely cause of a fire that killed an 82-year-old man, an inquest found. Roy Gadsby, of Grindon Crescent, in Bulwell, died on April 4 after a fire started in the living room of his home the day before.
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Jul 27, 2015 10:23

[Florida] More Duval County kids poisoned by e-cigarette liquid

Action News has uncovered new numbers that show more kids are being poisoned by the liquid nicotine from e-cigarettes in Duval County. With flavors like chocolate, cherry, watermelon and cinnamon, liquid nicotine sounds like candy,–and it’s getting more
WJAX-TV CBS 47 / WFOX-TV 30 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Jul 25, 2015 19:03

[Florida] VIDEO: Fire safety consultant suspects Belleza condo fire may have been caused by someone smoking a cigarette on balcony

“It all suggests there was smoking on the balcony where they had cushioned furniture, and it most likely, in my opinion, led to the cause of the fire,”...residents said they were told they will no longer be allowed back inside. “It’s going to be a long
WJAX-TV CBS 47 / WFOX-TV 30 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Jul 25, 2015 17:57
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[Massachusetts] Man killed in house fire blamed on smoking

The officials said the fire started on the living room couch. They believe the man was the only occupant of the house on Family Lane....Coan said the man is the 27th person to die in a fire in the state this year. (AP)
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 25, 2015 17:48

[Texas] Flash fire ignites after worker lights cigarette at construction site

Three workers were injured Wednesday morning when a flash fire sparked when one of them lit a cigarette... the construction workers were in an area heavy with gasoline fumes when one decided to smoke a cigarette.
KPRC-TV (Houston, TX)
added Jul 25, 2015 17:43

THORNLEY: Should liquid nicotine have warning labels and child resistant packaging?

Based on the data collected by the American Association of Poison Control Centers, it seems that FDA regulations that support child-proof packaging, and more standardized labeling would be extremely helpful in preventing further exposures.
Philly blogs
added Jul 25, 2015 15:31
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Mystery beach blast in Rhode Island blamed on hydrogen gas

It takes a very small amount of energy to ignite hydrogen, and even static electricity from hair can do it, Spivack said. The woman who was injured had been smoking at the beach earlier in the day, but officials don't know if she was smoking right before
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 24, 2015 20:16
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