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[Wisconsin] A tossed cigarette can lead to OWI arrest, State Supreme Court rules

A cigarette butt tossed on a highway by a passenger can get drivers pulled over and arrested, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a case closely followed by police trying to crack down not on littering, but drunken driving.
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Nov 25, 2015 17:17

[Asia, India] Tobacco litter a potential threat

leaving the environment polluted, spreading diseases and possibly contaminating food, says a body of oncologists in Kolkata. Cigarette and bidi butts, along with chewing tobacco spits littered on streets, should be classified as toxic wastes, they have
Times of India
added Nov 25, 2015 16:57
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[Indiana] Driver Flips Cigarette Out Window, Lands In Jail On Drug Charges

Deputy Matt Bush was patrolling on Interstate 65 near the Columbus exit at about 3 a.m. Saturday, when he noticed that the car in front of him didn't have a working license plate light and the driver threw a lit cigarette out the window.
WBIW 1340 AM (Bedford, IN)
added Nov 24, 2015 20:37

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia] Scouring rubbish bins and garbage dumpsites to uncover illicit cigarette industry

What initially started as “litter bin sampling”, led investigators to uncover the extent and depth of the problem of illicit cigarette trade. “Intelligence gathering helps in identifying the chain link and our role is to assist the authorities in any way
Rakyat Post (my)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:53


an NGO, ‘Doctors for You,’ has moved a petition in the NGT and asked the tribunal to direct the Centre to declare cigarette and bidi butts as “toxic waste”. Cigarettes have become a cause of serious concern for environmentalists. More than 100 billion ci
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Nov 23, 2015 14:31

Tobacco Juice Receptacle Invented by InventHelp Client (KPD-219)

If you enjoy chewing tobacco and would like a discreet way to get rid of the tobacco juice, we have good news for you. An inventor from Philadelphia, Pa., has conceived of a device that is exactly what you need. No more spitting out of vehicle windows, hu
PR Web
added Nov 21, 2015 21:46
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[UK-Wales] Smoking litter 'on 86% of Welsh streets'

Keep Wales Tidy said smoking-related litter - which is predominantly made up of cigarette butts - was difficult to clean up. It could also affect the environment and wildlife by contaminating water supplies with toxic chemicals, it added. Chief executive
BBC Online
added Nov 19, 2015 16:03

[Canada] Illegal Tobacco Widely Available Across Manitoba

convenience store retailers are concerned following the release of a study showing high rates of illegal tobacco in communities across Manitoba. The Western Convenience Stores Association commissioned a contraband tobacco study which examined discarded ci
added Nov 17, 2015 17:34

[Massachusetts] Days may be numbered for Longwood smokers’ refuge

As hospitals shoo smokers away from vulnerable patients, workers in Boston’s medical city face a challenge: Where do you go to light up?..The city has discovered that Joslin Park has flown under the radar of a smoking ban that took effect nearly two year
Boston (MA) Globe
added Nov 11, 2015 21:09
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[UK] Alder Hey smokers slammed over littering entrance to new £237m hospital

Residents near the new Alder Hey Children’s Hospital have slammed smokers who discarded dozens of cigarette ends there. Kenny Jones, from Old Swan, walks his dog near the £237m hospital which opened last month and photographed the cigarette butt litter
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Nov 11, 2015 17:03
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