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[UK] Calls to ban smoking on Devon beaches

CAMPAIGNERS are calling for a Government ban on smoking at Devon beaches. The call has come from environmental activists in Cornwall as part of a study which reveals the scale of damage marine litter causes.
Exeter Express & Echo (uk)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:26

[UK] Calls for smoking ban on beaches as litter chokes sea life

Cornwall-based Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) said action must be taken to reduce marine litter by 50% in the next six years and the consequences of failing to act are unthinkable. The group, which is based in St Agnes, has presented a legal framework to
Western Morning News (uk)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:15

[UK] LETTER: Outdoor smokers would soon find another spot

Sir, While I am firmly in the antismoking camp, I find myself in complete agreement with David Hockney about the proposal to prohibit smoking in public parks. There cannot be any health grounds for this ban; any smoke generated will be dispersed well befo
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 18:18

[UK] Heresy of the week: Tolerance for smokers should start with an apology to non-smokers

the desire to push our tormentors even further away from us isn’t just about defending ourselves, but getting our own back too. Like fresh air, revenge is sweet. I’m not defending this attitude for a moment, but it does explain why the smokers’ lobby kee
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:22

[UK] Stafford's Mr Sizzle gets his fingers burnt by £450 cigarette costs

A MAN fined £75 for throwing a cigarette on the ground outside his burger van in Stafford town centre now must pay more than £450. Gary Southall discarded his cigarette after having a smoke outside the Mr Sizzle food van where he was working. He was giv
Staffordshire Newsletter (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:45

[UK] Yellow cards for smokers who stub out cigarettes in the street

The Woking Borough Council campaign targets smokers who think stubbing out cigarettes on the ground is not littering
Get Surrey (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:50

[UK] Smoking ban on beaches among urgent measures needed to help tackle marine litter crisis

Surfers Against Sewage is calling for urgent and innovative new measures to rid the UK coastline of marine litter, including a ban on smoking on beaches and enforcing fines. The organisation's 'Marine Litter Report' sounds the alarm for the UK’s trashed
Falmouth Packet (uk)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:33

[UK] Can cigarettes be used for the GOOD of the planet? Discarded ashes remove arsenic from drinking water, scientists claim

To create a filter, scientists coated cigarette ash with aluminium oxide When they tested the material with contaminated ground water, they found it removed more than 96 per cent of the arsenic
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:27

[UK] Ban smoking on beaches, surfers plead

Smoking should be banned on beaches to reduce litter and prevent the sea from being polluted by chemicals in discarded cigarette butts, according to the Surfers Against Sewage campaign.
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 13:00
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Discarded cigarette ashes could go to good use -- removing arsenic from water

scientists have come up with a new low-cost, simple way to remove arsenic using leftovers from another known health threat -- cigarettes. They report their method in ACS' journal Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research.
added Oct 15, 2014 16:02
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