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[New York] CRIME BLOTTER: Man Punches Smoker For Throwing Cigarette Pack in Trash

The smoker was puffing on a cigarette outside High Dive bar on Fifth Avenue and Carroll St. at 10:35 p.m. on Jan. 24 when the 44-year-old man approached the smoker "aggressively" about discarding his empty pack in a nearby trash can, according to the rep
added Feb 7, 2016 20:57

AUDIO: Smokers In Italy Face Steep New Fines

Laws take effect this week aimed at curbing Italy's love of smoking. Smokers who flick butts on the street, risk a $300 fine. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Salvatore Barberi a tour guide in Rome.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Feb 4, 2016 20:21

[Asia, Korea - North, Korea - South] North Korea Launches Newest Offensive: Cigarette Butts

apparently to highlight its contempt, it has begun sending balloons into the South loaded with an unusual payload, the police here said on Thursday: cigarette butts. North and South Korea have escalated their propaganda war across their heavily armed bor
New York Times
added Feb 4, 2016 12:36
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[Wisconsin] After years of complaints, 27th Street Tobacco declared a nuisance, business shut down

The 27th Street Tobacco shop has been called toxic for the neighborhood -- and now, it has been declared a nuisance, and shut down. As Milwaukee police officers supervised on Monday, February 1st, employees removed goods from 27th Street Tobacco as a res
WITI-TV Channel 6 / myFox Milwaukee
added Feb 3, 2016 22:36

Anti-litter groups: Cigarette butts trash Arizona freeways

The cigarettes that are detrimental to your health are also littering Arizona freeways, creating eyesores, leaching chemicals and causing a fire hazard. Cigarette butts account for more than 40 percent of the litter tossed on U.S. highways, according to
added Feb 3, 2016 20:39

What you need to know about Italy's new smoking laws

There are some 10.3 million smokers in Italy, or around 19 percent of the population. The new laws aim to reduce this number and prevent some of the 83 thousand deaths smoking causes in Italy each year.
The Local Italy (it)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:02

Italy cracks down on smokers as tough law takes effect

The laws require cigarette packs to carry stark pictures of people who suffered from the effects of smoking, including one of a woman coughing up blood and another of a man who died of a heart attack being zipped up in a body bag. Those caught smoking i
added Feb 2, 2016 19:02

[Europe] Smokers in Italy are now facing fines of up to 500 euros ($600) if they light up in a car with a child or pregnant woman _ or if they toss a cigarette butt on the street _ thanks to new health and environmental laws that are going into effect

They also specifically target pediatric hospitals and other medical facilities catering to pregnant women and newborns in a bid to cut the estimated 70,000-83,000 deaths a year ...The measures are contained in a new law conforming to EU regulations aimed
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 2, 2016 18:50

[Florida] Keep America Beautiful Hosts 2016 National Conference in Orlando; Launches Call-to-Action to "Imagine. Inspire. Transform."

made possible through the support of some of America's leading companies, including: Title Sponsor – Wrigley Company Foundation; Leadership Sponsors – Altria, Lowe's and Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company; Stewardship Sponsors – Anheuser-Busch, RAI Services
PR Newswire
added Jan 27, 2016 19:28

[New Jersey] VIDEO: Egg Harbor Township Bans Smoking in Public Parks

Egg Harbor Township residents shouldn’t have to worry about cigarette buds littering their parks and fields anymore, now that a smoke free ordinance has been passed.
SNJ Today
added Dec 29, 2015 23:24
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