Pa. Closes in on Safe-Cigarette Law

August 2008
Fire Chief;Aug2008, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p26
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The article reports on the new House Bill 1612 which requires all the cigarettes to be fire safe in Pennsylvania. The bill will adopt the fire-safety standard for cigarettes and will require that they be in low-ignition strength, making them less likely to cause fires if left unattended. State Fire Commissioner Edward A. Mann states that the Fire-safe cigarettes are rolled with bands of less-porous, slow burning paper to avoid causing of fires.


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