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Del. Driver Severely Burned When Cigarette Ignites Car

Fire officials say a driver was severely burned when the lighted cigarette he threw out of his car window was blown back in and ignited the interior of the vehicle.


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Prosecutor: Smoking Caused NJ Fire That Killed 4 Men

A cigarette discarded in a stuffed chair touched off a fire that killed four people at a New Jersey shore motel last week, authorities said Monday.


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NJ Lawmakers Eye Upping Cigarette-Buying Age To 21

Taking a page from efforts in New York, some New Jersey lawmakers want to raise their state’s minimum age for buying cigarettes to 21.


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Teen Accused Of Shooting Woman Who Told Him To ‘Get A Job’ Will Stand Trial

A 14-year-old western Pennsylvania boy has been ordered to stand trial on charges he fatally shot a woman after she told him to “get a job” when he tried to bum a cigarette off her boyfriend.



Police: Teens Shot Western Pa. Woman After She Reportedly Told Them To ‘Get A Job’

Three teens charged in the fatal shooting of a western Pennsylvania woman targeted her after she told them to “get a job” when she saw them trying to bum a cigarette off her boyfriend, police said.


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Smoking Ban Passed In Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Cherry Hill Council members have passed an ordinance Monday night that will ban smoking in any Township-owned area.


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Winslow Woman Suffers Burns When Her Cigarette Ignites Oxygen Tank

Firefighters removed the woman from her home when they arrived. She’s now hospitalized in stable condition.


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Delaware Man Arrested After Stealing Cigarettes

A Delaware man has been charged with robbery after stealing a purse for a cigarette.



Cigarette To Blame For Lehigh County Woman’s Death In Valentine’s Day Fire

Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say a cigarette started a fire that killed a woman on Valentine’s Day.


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Report: Atlantic City Casinos Failing To Enforce Smoking Ban

Atlantic City and casino officials are mostly failing to enforce the measure that bans smoking on most areas of casino floors, according to a published report.