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[California] Corona Couple Sues After E-Cigarette Battery Explodes In Car

Jennifer Ries and her husband, Xavier, were on their way to the Los Angeles International Airport for a volunteer trip to South America back in March. Ries said she was charging a VapCigs e-cigarette when an aroma filled the car.
CBS 2 News / KCAL 9 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Jul 12, 2013 22:02
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[Canada] Policies that protect kids from second-hand smoke proving effective

The percentage of children under 16 who reported being in a car with a smoking adult fell to 28 per cent in 2010 from 43 per cent in 2005, according to the Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring Survey. MORE
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 12, 2013 08:33
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Annual Report Card on Cancer in Canada(TM)

Cancer Advocacy Coalition of Canada (CACC) 2012-2013 Report Card on Cancer in Canada ... The Report Card also explores the efficacy of bans against smoking in private vehicles with children, now implemented across all Canadian provinces (with exception o
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Aug 2, 2013 15:22
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Investigators blame discarded cigarette for central Idaho fire

Boise National Forest Spokesman Dave Olson says the forest is seeking public help in finding the person responsible for tossing a burning cigarette that ignited the so-called Frasier Fire.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 14, 2013 11:54
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REPORT CARD ON CANCER IN CANADA, 2012–13: EDITORIAL: Progress or impediment?

All provinces but Quebec now have legislation to ban smoking in cars while children are present. This is another milestone in the battle against tobacco-related illness and one that can be monitored and measured. In this Report Card, Dr. Hai Nguyen offer
Cancer Advocacy Coalition of Canada (ca)
added Jul 12, 2013 16:10
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[Canada] Bans on smoking in cars with kids deemed a success

Cancer advocacy group evaluates effectiveness of smoke-free car laws
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 12, 2013 16:01
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[UK] PICTURE: Fire fighters tackle Ashford fire ‘started by cigarette thrown from car’

Devon and Somerset fire service is warning people to be wary of the risk of wildfires and gorse fires following the recent spell of hot weather. Fire fighters were called to a roadside fire in Ashford, near Braunton, this afternoon (Thursday), thought t
North Devon Gazette (uk)
added Jul 12, 2013 08:15
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Maine ban on smoking in cars with kids largely unenforced

2007, Bangor became the first Maine community to prohibit smoking in vehicles containing children. In 2008, this became state law. Since then, however, several police agencies in Maine say they’ve cited or only even warned a handful of smokers for indulg
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jul 10, 2013 17:14
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[UK-Scotland] BURNS: In-vehicle smoking ban the healthy answer

It seems unfair that while being driven to sporting activities, second-hand smoke puts children’s health at risk ... We would like to see the law reflect that strength of public feeling, and that’s why we are supporting Jim Hume MSP’s proposed Member’s
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 8, 2013 03:54
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[Illinois] NOEL: Have smokes, will travel

how difficult traveling must be for cigarette smokers. That's not to say it shouldn't be difficult; secondhand smoke is unpleasant and dangerous. But it does mean one-fifth of the population struggles to satisfy a legal addiction while traveling. Robert
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 17, 2013 01:21
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