Category: Fire-Safe Cigarettes

Tobacco industry and smokers face new measures

Tweet People under the age of 20 will be prohibited from purchasing cigarettes, while Tobacco manufacturers will only be allowed to import and sell fire-safe cigarettes once the Public Health Ministry amends the law and issues a ministerial regulation to control tobacco consumption. Public Health Minister Jurin Laksanawisit said yesterday the ministry would amend the 1992 Tobacco Products Control Act and prohibit the sale of tobacco products to ... Jump to full article >>

Firefighters test ‘fire safe’ cigarettes

Tweet One experiment Albany Firefighters conducted tested new fire safe cigarettes now mandated in Georgia. Those cigarettes are designed to go out if you stop smoking them. Cigarettes cause fires that kill 700 people and injure 3,000 every year in the United States. 74 year old Audrey Baty died in an Albany house fire January 7th, and Investigators determined the fire was caused by a cigarette. That tragedy influenced firefighters to check out h ... Jump to full article >>

11 more states required FSC cigs

Tweet On the first day of 2010, smokers from tobacco-loving Virginia and North Carolina as well as nine other states would be smoking only those cigarettes that comply with new fire safety standards. Among 11 states where the legislation to require usage of fire-safe cigarettes only entered into effect on January, 1st are: Alabama, Michigan, Virginia, Georgia, Arkansas, Nebraska, South Carolina, Florida, Tennessee, New Mexico, Missouri and North ... Jump to full article >>