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[Canada] Contraband tobacco 'out of control' in Ontario, convenience store lobby says

For a study commissioned by convenience store owners, researchers combed through more than 18,000 cigarette butts across Ontario to determine how many are contraband. For a study commissioned by convenience store owners, researchers combed through more t
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:57
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[UK] £2,500 FINE FOR SPITTING, DROPPING RUBBISH OR CIGARETTE BUTTS IN BRISTOL

Bristol’s new ‘litter police’ have issued a staggering 637 fines worth more than £30,000 during their first week on the job. Civil enforcement officers have dished out more than 90 fixed penalty notices on average a day since being deployed on November 8
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:51
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[Canada] Illegal tobacco use on the rise, convenience stores say

Nearly four in every 10 cigarettes smoked in the province are likely contraband despite a government commitment to crack down on illegal tobacco, the Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA) says.... The OCSA released its tenth annual contraband tob
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:59
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[UK] COUGH UP Smoker slapped with £1,160 bill after dropping a single cigarette butt

And after the doctor's appeal on grounds he was littering was rejected this week at Chester Crown Court, the judge added another £120 to his overall fine. Cllr Janet Clowes, from Chester East Council, said: "While this may seem like a large fine for dro
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:01
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[UK] County council will help fund no-smoking zones in Craven public places

North Yorkshire County Council is seeking to extend the number of public places where smoking is outlawed. Its public health team has launched a Smokefree Places Fund, with grants available to bodies permitted to impose the ban.
Craven Herald (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:20
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[Switzerland] Swiss Rail to test smoke-free train stations and platforms

will experiment with smoking restrictions at various train stations in response to customer complaints about second-hand smoke and cigarette butts on platforms impacting on comfort.
Le News (ch)
added Nov 3, 2017 01:57
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The surfboard made using 10,000 cigarette butts

Cigarette butts leach toxic chemicals into the environment including lead, arsenic, and nicotine - the same toxic chemicals found in secondhand smoke. These small and poisonous items represent 34 percent of the total litter collected in California. The
SurferToday (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:05
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California surfer makes board using 10,000 cigarette butts

"This is the most polluted item picked up on the beach," creator Taylor Lane told the Orange County Register. "And no one thinks twice that you can do anything with it." Lane, 24, from Santa Cruz had the top entry amid an assortment of boards made from
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 24, 2017 13:41
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[Montana] BIRR: City Cites Secondhand Smoke Dangers When Banning Chewing Tobacco, Vaping Outdoors

“We’re only doing this to help make Butte a healthier place,”...Electronic cigarettes and smokeless tobacco reduce harm caused by cigarettes to the user by more than 90 percent because the majority of cancer-causing chemicals and toxins from smoking are r
Libertarian Republic
added Oct 21, 2017 22:39
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[Australia] Shane Warne risks a fine as he smokes a cigarette and then throws it on the ground before driving off in his flash Mercedes in Melbourne

He was once paid $200,000 to give up cigarettes. But Shane Warne's smoking habit is still sparking, the former cricketer spotted puffing on a cancer stick in Melbourne on Wednesday. The 48-year-old threw his cigarette on the ground when he was finished
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2017 21:37
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