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[Australia] Smoking and accidents

This section covers two sorts of accidents: accidents caused by the distraction of smoking while engaged in driving or other activities, and burns caused by cigarettes or sustained in fires caused by discarded cigarettes. For further information about me
Tobacco in Australia (Cancer Council Victoria) (au)
added Apr 18, 2017 15:11
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[UK-Scotland] Recent ban on smoking in cars with children receives backing from majority of Scottish smokers

(ASH) Scotland, said that the YouGov survey showed recent legislation and initiatives around smoking and public health were proving “popular” with smokers and non-smokers alike. The survey, which was released by ASH Scotland today, was carried out online
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 18, 2017 13:45
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[UK] Here's all the new smoking and vaping laws coming into force in 2017

Giants including Imperial and British American Tobacco fought a mammoth court case to try and stop plain packaging. They complained the Government would have a "disproportionate control" over their lucrative trade marks without "compensating" them. The
Scunthorpe Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 18, 2017 13:21
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[Arizona] EXPERT: Mishandling electronic cigarettes makes them more prone to explosions

a spokesperson for Butt Out, a store that sells vaporizer products in Tempe, said explosions are typically due to “user error.” Manager Eli Kaczka e-cigarette batteries can catch fire if they’re mishandled. He explained that the shop warns all of its cus
KNXV-TV ABC 15 (Phoenix, AZ)
added Apr 17, 2017 14:19
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[Virginia] Police: Driver crashes car after E-cigarette explodes in her lap

A driver's exploding e-cigarette caused a crash in Tempe Tuesday, according to Tempe police. A police spokesperson said a woman was leaving a driveway onto Southern Avenue near Dorsey Lane when her e-cigarette exploded in her lap, catching fire.
WVEC-TV 13 (Norfolk, VA)
added Apr 16, 2017 20:06
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[UK] Taxi driver fined £230 for smoking in HIS OWN cab

A taxi driver in Lincolnshire has been forced to pay up over £230 after being caught smoking in his own cab. Kevin Doughty was spotted smoking a cigarette in his Ford Mondeo by a council officer on August 31 last year.
Lincolnshire Echo (uk)
added Apr 13, 2017 14:46
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[New Mexico] Carlsbad fights against secondhand smoking

The state department collaborated with Boys and Girls Club of Carlsbad, and the cities of Farmington and Roswell to raise awareness on the dangers of secondhand smoke through the campaign, "Kids for Smoke-Free Air Challenge." According to a news release
Carlsbad (NM) Current-Argus
added Apr 11, 2017 15:12
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[UK] CLEAN BREAK You could be fined up to £150 for dropping a cigarette under new litterbug laws that could also see drivers held responsible for passengers hurling garbage out of your car

The new measures are being consulted on as part of a national litter strategy, and will also see councils update “binfrastructure” with new designs and better distribution of public litter bins to make it easier for people to discard rubbish.
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 11, 2017 14:57
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[UK] LEADSOM: It’s time to clean up our act – litter louts can’t be allowed to spoil Britain

Whether it’s cigarette ends or crisp packets, litter spoils our streets and blights our green spaces. ...The strategy we have just launched, the first of its kind in England, is designed to clean up our streets, making England an even better place to liv
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 11, 2017 14:55
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[UK] VIDEO: Dying for a smoke? Driver is spotted rolling up a cigarette while driving at 60mph down a motorway

A lift engineer, who asked to remain anonymous, caught the footage while driving home with a colleague on the M20 southbound near Maidstone last week. The footage shows the smoker taking so much 'time and effort' to roll the cigarette that he fails to n
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:17
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