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[Oregon] Enforcement questions remain, as citizens back ban on smoking and tobacco use in Forest Grove parks

At a meeting Thursday, Forest Grove Parks and Recreation commissioners discussed the proposed policy's scope. The city code change would ban smoking and tobacco use in city-owned buildings, parking lots, parks and recreation areas, and city-sponsored eve
The Oregonian
added Apr 16, 2014 11:08

[Canada] SHERRING: Winning the war on smoking

But in fact, though he heads up the city's health department, not even Levy could realize the incredible revolution going on between smokers and non-smokers. The non-smokers were in the vast majority, and they just didn't want the two groups separated i
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Apr 9, 2014 00:00

Louisiana House passes bill that bans tossing cigarette butts on the ground

Louisiana House lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a bill that would make tossing a cigarette butt on the ground or out of a car window illegal. Violators would be hit with a $250 fine and eight hours of community service for their first offense. Under t
Shreveport (LA) Times
added Apr 8, 2014 23:55

[Canada] Battle on as to who will clean up dirty, cigarette butts on Ottawa streets

The City of Ottawa and businesses are at odds as to who will clean up the eyesore of dirty, tossed cigarette butts on the sidewalk. The snow is finally melting and underneath are hundreds of butts covering the sidewalks, curbs and lawns in the downtown c
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Apr 7, 2014 12:51

[New Jersey] NJ Assembly committee passes beach no-smoking law

state Assembly committee on Tourism and Gaming passed a proposal last week to eliminate smoking at state public and municipal beaches as well as other recreational areas. The bill will now go to the full Assembly for a vote.
Shore News Today
added Apr 3, 2014 19:29

[New York] Tobacco Trash Cleanup Planned

Tobacco Advisory Committee and EAP are sponsoring a campus cleanup devoted to tobacco trash. Although the amount of tobacco litter on campus is relatively small because of the College’s successful ban, the cleanup will extend into the neighborhoods surrou
State University of New York (SUNY) College at Cortland
added Apr 1, 2014 15:35

Image examples of marketing claims to accompany “Smoking Revolution". A Content Analysis of Electronic Cigarette Retail Websites

Conclusions: Health claims and smoking cessation messages that are unsupported by current scientific evidence are frequently used to sell e-cigarettes. Implied and overt health claims, the presence of doctors on websites, celebrity endorsements, and the u
added Mar 30, 2014 06:29

[UK] Smoking costs Southampton £75m a year and causes over 1,000 deaths

THE true cost of tobacco use can be laid bare today after it was revealed smoking sets Southampton back by a massive £75m a year. The Daily Echo can reveal the eyewatering figure, which includes spending £2m on picking up fag-ends, days after plans were
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Mar 27, 2014 16:51

[UK] Smokers pay the price for dropping cigarettes into the street in Swansea

Sarah Thyer, prosecuting for Swansea Council, said each of the 15 being prosecuted had failed to pay the £50 fixed penalty notice they were given after being seen dropping litter by enforcement officers, tasked by the local authority.
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Mar 26, 2014 14:06

[Kansas] Students draw attention to cigarette litter

gathering cigarette butts in Topeka and other Kansas cities as part of a national campaign meant to tackle a lesser known tobacco-related problem — the nonbiodegradable cigarette filters that lie abandoned outside of many buildings, in parks and elsewhere
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Mar 21, 2014 20:46
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