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[UK] Council unveils new yellow 'smoking zones' to cut down on litter in town

COLCHESTER Council has introduced two new smoking zones at 'hotspots' in town in a bid to cut down on litter. The dedicated smoking areas, marked out by a yellow line, are designed to help tackle littering and reduce the cost of cleaning in the town cent
Colchester Gazette (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:25
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[Kansas] Tobacco-free parks on the docket

Members of Healthier Lyon County picked up cigarette butts at local parks. The group anticipated finding a number of littered items but were shocked by the large amount. The above bags are from (clockwise from left): Santa Fe, All Veterans, Jones and Pete
Emporia (KS) Gazette
added Feb 21, 2017 19:03
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Cigarette recycling stations in downtown Oklahoma City keep thousands of smokes off streets

Since August, more than 15,000 butts have been collected at 23 aluminum and fire-resistant cigarette waste recycling stations installed on downtown light poles.
The Oklahoman
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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[Montana] SHS reAct members ask council to make city’s parks, nearby areas safer & tobacco free

The City Council meeting held Monday, Feb. 6, started with four members of the Shelby High School reACT group making a presentation to the council. TJ Reynolds, Maddy Hellinger, David Kelleher and Andrew Johnson, along with advisor Lauri Tokerud, spoke to
Shelby (MT) Promoter
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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[Arkansas] Fort Smith directors talk signs, smoking

Ward 4 Director George Catsavis suggested that there be designated smoking areas away from where kids are playing and with trash cans to cut back on cigarette butt litter. Reinert has had mixed responses from the public concerning the ban, he said. Some
Southwest (AR) Times Record
added Feb 15, 2017 20:52
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[Arkansas] Fort Smith parks panel OKs smoking ban

Tobacco products took a step closer to being banned in Fort Smith's parks following a unanimous vote by the Parks and Recreation Commission on Wednesday. Secondhand smoke as a health hazard and the influence of smoking around children were some of the m
Arkansas News Bureau
added Feb 15, 2017 01:12
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Hachiko area of Shibuya Station choking on litter from smokers

Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward is considering imposing harsher penalties to prevent ill-mannered smokers from polluting the popular Hachiko meeting place with secondhand smoke and discarded cigarette butts.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jan 30, 2017 00:21
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[Virginia] Bipartisan Support to Clarify Cigarette Butts are Litter

The legislation, sponsored by Democratic Del. Sam Rasoul, makes clear in Virginia code that the butts count as litter. Republican Del. Jackson Miller, a former police officer, said the legislation was needed because some judges are dismissing ticket
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 27, 2017 14:28
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Keep America Beautiful Hosts 2017 National Conference in Washington, D.C.

The 2017 Keep America Beautiful National Conference is 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 Comp
PR Newswire
added Jan 23, 2017 19:11
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[UK] Photo shows extent of smoking outside Glasgow hospital

A SHOCKING image has revealed that smokers are completely ignoring the NHS’s smokefree policy at a major hospital in Glasgow. An image showing of bin covered in cigarette butts, which appears to be outside Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow,
Deadline News (uk)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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