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[Korea - South] Do you smoke? Do it politely!

Two major goals of the campaign, introduced in 2001, are "making streets free of cigarette butts" and encouraging the "widespread use of portable ashtrays." In this vein, JTI Korea has since hosted a variety of street and indoor campaigns, promoting th
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 18, 2014 18:07
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Kiwanis Club votes for health at fairgrounds

Many businesses and venues now ban tobacco products, but it remains significant when the list grows. The Lexington Kiwanis Club, which owns the Davidson County Fairgrounds, has decided to prohibit all tobacco products at the facility. This affects all eve
The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)
added Jul 18, 2014 01:14

[New Hampshire] Cigarette butts a scourge at the beach

Cigarette butts are a common headache for many beach businesses, as well as Hampton and state officials. Thousands upon thousands of dollars are spent each year cleaning the beaches and sidewalks for stray cigarettes, although the complaints still roll
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Jul 6, 2014 21:51

[California] Roadshow: Drop the cigarette butts back in the litterer's lap

Q As a former firefighter, I did my best to do the following if I saw someone flipping a lit cigarette out their window, especially when I was in uniform. When I would be at a stoplight and see this, I would quickly get out of my car, pick up the burnin
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jul 3, 2014 17:50

Delaware man severely burned when tossed cigarette ignites car

ELSMERE, Del.  • Fire officials say a Delaware driver was severely burned when the lighted cigarette he threw out his car window was blown back in by the wind and ignited the interior of the vehicle. It happened about 6:45 p.m. Sunday in Elsmere. Chi
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 1, 2014 14:44

[Oregon] Coos Bay extinguishes boardwalk smoking

The Coos Bay Boardwalk — as the name implies, is made of wood, and now smoking is no longer allowed on it. Late Monday afternoon, there were a couple cigarette butts inside the wooden pavilion.
The World (Coos Bay, OR)
added Jun 24, 2014 17:59

[UK] Man faces £700 bill after dropping cigarette end

“If Mr Morrison had paid the fixed penalty notice within 10 days of it being issued, it would have cost him £50, instead he’s now facing a hefty bill.”
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 23, 2014 08:45

[UK] Man faces £700 bill after dropping cigarette butt in Chorley

Joseph Morrison was found guilty in his absence by magistrates after he failed to turn up at court. Magistrates heard that PCSOs were on duty in an unmarked vehicle in Chapel Street, Chorley, when they saw the defendant, who was outside a takeaway, thro
Chorley Citizen (uk)
added Jun 18, 2014 10:23

Massachusetts Bans Smoking On Beaches

“The smoking prohibition is the result of a number of complaints from visitors who have been affected by second-hand smoke on the guarded beaches,” park superintendent George Price, said in an issued statement. Price added that cigarettes on beaches are
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jun 11, 2014 17:51

[Canada] Vancouver’s experimental cigarette-recycling program backfires

In November of last year, the city installed 110 cigarette-butt receptacles in several downtown locations. But the move produced unintended consequences, prompting Vancouver Coastal Health officials to bring them to the city’s attention. “We were concer
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Jun 4, 2014 14:51
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