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3 things you can do about toxic cigarette litter

1. Host a cigarette butt cleanup. / 2. Support the movement to end tobacco use. / 3. Help people quit... There are many programs that can help people quit tobacco, including BecomeAnEX®, a digital quit-smoking program developed by Truth Initiative® i
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 10, 2018 17:29
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[UK] Hampshire County Council tobacco pension investment under fire

A council is facing criticism after continuing to invest its pension funds in cigarette manufacturing, despite running anti-smoking campaigns. Hampshire County Council has more than £80m invested in tobacco firms which opposition councillors say conflic
BBC Online
added Sep 10, 2018 16:29
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[Africa, Asia-pacific, Europe, South Africa] WILCOX: The world must unite against Big Tobacco’s 21st century colonialism

Now, as participants to the FCTC prepare for their eighth biannual summit in Geneva...The wealthy Western states need to put Big Tobacco in its place, and prove to the developing world that they can tame the cigarette industry through concerted, unified a
Africa Times
added Sep 9, 2018 20:46
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[Australia] Sex sells cigarettes: Tobacco companies get around advertising bans by using glamorous Instagram influencers to spruik their products

Australians are spending more on cigarettes than they have in 13 years - and social media influencers could be to blame....Bureau of Statistics figures revealed that this number surged by $180 million compared to the prior financial year, and was the bigg
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 9, 2018 20:36
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms DQ Of Ferraro Firm In Engle Case ($$)

A Florida appeals court weighed in Wednesday on the ongoing fight to disqualify a law firm battling Philip Morris in dozens of smokers’ lawsuits, ruling that the trial court did not err when it disqualified the firm because it had hired a lawyer who had d
Law360
added Sep 7, 2018 03:17
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[Maryland] DOSHI: Homewood should implement a smoking ban

pkins faculty have produced much of the research detailing smoking’s deleterious effects. Ironically, it is the University’s smoking policies that lag behind those of its peer institutions. The Homewood Campus follows an outdated and ineffective smoking
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
added Sep 6, 2018 20:41
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[UK] VIDEO: The plastic smokers leave behind

Jason Alexander founded 'Rubbish Walks' to clean up his local area and beaches in Suffolk. He's targeted cigarette butts, which, surprisingly to some, are mostly made of plastic, and collects thousands in a single outing.
BBC Online
added Sep 6, 2018 20:21
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Like nicotine: Bees get hooked on harmful pesticide, study shows

Neonicotinoids target nerve receptors in insects much in the way nicotine – the addictive ingredient in tobacco – does in humans and other mammals.
EurActiv
added Sep 6, 2018 13:56
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Advisory: Second year in a row RAI certified as a Great Place to Work® Reynolds American Inc.

"Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) and its companies have been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work® for a second year in a row.
PR Newswire
added Sep 6, 2018 13:50
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Tobacco control, a ‘major component’ of environmental protection efforts – UN health official

From deforestation to soil degradation and pollution, tobacco production and its use by consumers, is “tremendously destructive” for the environment, although control measures can help curb its negative environmental effects, including the damaging impac
UN News Service
added Sep 5, 2018 15:13
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