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[Maine] EDITORIAL: Follow Portland's lead. No one wants your cigarette butt on the sidewalk

Cutting back on cigarette litter requires behavior change among smokers. In Portland, cigarette buttlers are starting to cause that change. The other big behavior change that must remain foremost in our minds? Getting smokers to kick the habit and keepi
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Apr 25, 2015 12:50
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[Colorado] Help clean up tobacco’s toll on the environment: A community-wide invitation to recognize Earth Day

In recognition of Earth Day, Jefferson County Public Health and tobacco prevention advocates across Jefferson County are encouraging everyone to take steps to clean up the tobacco litter that negatively impacts the environment. It is estimated that sever
Denver (CO) Post
added Apr 22, 2015 08:57

[France] Tossing cigarette butts in Paris to prompt €68 fines

Paris officials have announced plans to increase the fine for tossing cigarette butts on the street from €35 to €68, their latest move to make the city cleaner and greener. Paris Town Hall’s cleanliness tsar Mao Peninou is taking the fight against ciga
The Local France (fr)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:42

[Asia, Singapore] Smoking ban likely in more locations

Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Grace Fu said the Government is mulling over its "next steps" even as it eventually moves toward a smoke-free Singapore. However, she said policies must be balanced between smoking's impact on non-s
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Apr 18, 2015 10:59

[Philippines] MMDA warns public on breaking anti-smoking, anti-littering laws

Violations of the laws against smoking and littering can prevent residents from leaving the country, the Metro Manila Development Authority ...Records showed that members of the MMDA environmental team arrested Samson for throwing a cigarette butt at the
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Apr 18, 2015 07:47

VIDEO: Baby Chokes On Cigarette Butt While Mom Drinks At Florida Bar

Kendra Jane Hampton, 39, is accused of felony child neglect after leaving her kids home without direct supervision to go to a bar. Her 1-year-old daughter choked on a cigarette while she was gone.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 2, 2015 03:03

[UK] Tobacco factory goes up in smoke as discarded cigarette causes fire

One of Britain’s oldest former tobacco factories has been destroyed by fire - caused from a discarded cigarette. The fire broke out on Monday on the site of the former Player’s factory in Nottingham which has been converted into student flats.
The Mirror (uk)
added Apr 2, 2015 02:51

[Canada] Comment: Smoking bylaw takes effect at opportune time

Capital Regional District’s bylaw to promote clean air by regulating secondhand tobacco smoke will come into effect Wednesday, shortly after we celebrate our spectacular outdoors with the annual flower count. The CRD’s bylaw will ensure that in the future
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Mar 31, 2015 09:45

[Tennessee] CASEY: I don't want to smell or see your butts

I’m not sure how it came about, but apparently, smokers are under the impression that their cigarettes are completely natural. Paper surrounding the tobacco comes from trees, the tobacco is farmed from the ground just like the filter which — I once was t
Johnson City (TN) Press
added Mar 26, 2015 09:54

State senator tells colleagues who smoke: Keep your butts off Nebraska Capitol's exterior

In response to recent complaints, Krist sent an email last week advising his legislative colleagues and their staffers to not snuff out cigars or cigarettes against the porous, exterior limestone walls of the State Capitol. "As you can imagine, this leav
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 25, 2015 19:14
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