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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

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

[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

[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

[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

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

[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

[New Jersey] Cigarette Glare Sparked Drunken Driver's Crash, Cops Say - Police & Fire - Mendham-Chester, NJ Patch

Taking her eyes off the road for a moment to look at her cigarette was long enough for a Chester woman to strike a parked car on June 22 and end up with DWI charges, according to Hackettstown police.
added Jul 1, 2013 14:40

[South Carolina] Smoking in Goose Creek illegal starting today

City Council in January passed a ban on smoking in public places and places of employment, giving businesses until today to get ready for the new law.
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jul 1, 2013 14:35

[South Carolina] Goose Creek smoking ban now in effect

The ordinance prohibits smoking in any place of employment in the city, to include any vehicles used to transport the public. It does not include vehicles where the only person who uses the vehicle is a smoker.
WCBD-TV2 (Mt. Pleasant, SC)
added Jul 1, 2013 14:21
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