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[Virginia] Local cities work to reduce cigarette litter

Seven local communities are participating in Keep America Beautiful's campaign, "Cigarette butts = litter." The eight-week program started July 1 and is funded by a $12,500 grant. Participating municipalities include Norfolk, Suffolk, Hampton, James City
WVEC-TV 13 (Norfolk, VA)
added Jul 2, 2015 08:17
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[Canada] Toronto café owner’s plan to recycle cigarette butts coming to fruition

He teamed up with his city councillor, Mike Layton, and U.S.-based recycling company TerraCycle to do something about the problem. CAMH and the West Queen West Business Improvement Area, a group representing businesses in the neighbourhood, are also bac
Metro (ca)
added Jun 29, 2015 09:31
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FLASR Announces YouTube TrueView Advertising Campaign to Increase Brand Recognition and Sales

the 4-oz. pocket-size, portable spittoon company, today announced it will begin a YouTube TrueView advertising campaign to raise visibility for its product throughout the U.S. As part of the campaign, 30-second FLASR commercials will play prior to selecte
Business Wire
added Jun 26, 2015 16:19
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[India] These cigarette butts grow into trees when thrown away

A company in India has come up with a solution though - producing biodegradable roaches that sprout into seedlings once tossed. The concept is similar to that of GreenButts, which sees discarded cigarettes turn into flowers and grasses, and equally flaw
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 21:30
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Italy’s first smoke free beach

Bibione, near Venice, is Italy’s first smoke-free beach and it will be putting up no-smoking signs again this summer. The ‘Respira il Mare‘ (the sea breathes) project was started last year, with the aim of protecting the sea, the land and people from pas
West Journal - Welfare Society Territory (it)
added Jun 21, 2015 15:20
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[Pennsylvania] World No Tobacco Day ‘Big Butt Cleanup’

June 3, local youth set out on the second annual “Big Butt Cleanup.” The cleanup was in celebration of the World Health Organization’s (WHO), World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), which seeks to educate the public about the risks of tobacco use and campaigns for e
Titusville (PA) Herald
added Jun 15, 2015 11:40
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[California] New Gallery to Inject a Bit of New York Into Downtown Art World of Los Angeles

He pointed to Penn’s series on discarded cigarettes — an example of his attention to simple forms. “They are an appreciation of things as they are, even detritus,” Mr. Rosenheim said. “In the shards of modern society, he could find beauty — and did.”
New York Times
added Jun 12, 2015 00:15
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[UK] Smoking is banned on National Trust beach ($$)

The first beach ban on cigarettes in Britain is being planned, but smokers yesterday blasted it as “bonkers”. “No smoking” signs will go up first at one beach in Pembrokeshire, West Wales — probably Barafundle Bay, owned by the National Trust — with the
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 5, 2015 07:10
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[California] State Board of Equalization dumps $2 million worth of contraband cigarette and tobacco-related products in Yolo County Central Landfill

According to the press release, the BOE is a part of “Operation Big Pinch,” a collaborative effort between groups such as the United States Attorney’s Office, that investigates crimes involving unpaid excise tax on tobacco products others than cigarettes
The California Aggie (UC Davis)
added May 29, 2015 09:52
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[UK] Van Cough: Salford Royal urges smokers to quit for art in plea for empty cig packs

packets will be turned into a sculpture to be put on display at the hospital and across the city to promote the range of smoking cessation services...for every packet donated... Pfizer will donate a pound to the UK stop smoking charity QUIT.
Mancunian Matters (uk)
added May 29, 2015 09:23
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