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[Canada, Utah] New smoking bylaw for Main Street discussed at City Council

Flin Flon city council will consider a new bylaw that could restrict smoking on Main Street and address the eyesore of discarded cigarette butts. Mayor Cal Huntley said council would try to review the potential bylaw with the Flin Flon and District Cham
Flin Flon (MB) Reminder (ca)
added Jul 20, 2017 03:51
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[Michigan] BUTT  OUT Hazards of cigarette filters addressed at event

These are just some of the cigarette butts picked up at a Wednesday cleanup at McCarty’s Cove. Earlier in the day, “Nine Lives of a Cigarette Butt,” a presentation at Northern Michigan University, took place to educate people about environmental and hea
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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[UK-Scotland] Environmental campaign targets smokers who dump cigarette butts on ground

A NEW campaign aims to clean up the streets of Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire by encouraging people to take personal responsibility for their litter. Environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful is particularly targeting smokers who cause a mess by
The Gazette (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:15
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[California] LEVINE: Marin Voice: Keeping our state beaches clean and healthful

The California Legislature has the opportunity to build upon its legacy of taking on Big Tobacco by approving my bill, AB 725, which will prohibit smoking on state beaches and in state parks. Californians are no strangers to the dangers of cigarettes and
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Jul 8, 2017 20:05
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[California] Stephen Kessler: Sympathy for smokers, but your butts are abominable

here’s where my sympathy stops: with the butts you leave on the ground everywhere — in the gutters of my neighborhood, by park benches off West Cliff Drive, in parking lots, on sidewalks, on the beach...please consider the rest of us, human and otherwise.
Santa Cruz County (CA) Sentinel
added Jul 8, 2017 00:18
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[Canada] PETERS: Why do smokers get to litter?

Cigarette butts do not magically disappear. There is no Marlboro fairy flying around eating discarded cigarettes... As a non-smoker, I don't get to litter without eliciting some form of social stigma, if not a punishment from the local authorities. T
CFJC Today (ca)
added Jul 8, 2017 00:14
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[UK-Scotland] Cigarette blamed for Selkirk golf course fire

A WARNING has been issued to smoking golfers in Selkirk after a major fire was narrowly averted. Chairman of the town's community council, Alistair Pattullo, came to the rescue after discovering an area of heather and scrub alight last month. Flames ha
Border Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:16
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[UK] Blaise Tapp: Choices shouldn’t impact on others

I realise that some reading this will regard me as a hysterical anti-smoking zealot, but I believe I reflect the view of a large majority of the population...future generations will look back on 20th and 21st Century society and ask how anybody thought li
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 19:14
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[Illinois] Letter: Watch your butts; keep R.I. parks beautiful

The Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department has committed to placing signs around playgrounds in most of the city’s parks to bring awareness of smoking around children. The aim of the initiative is to encourage a smoke-free surrounding for children o
The Dispatch
added Jul 3, 2017 14:51
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what do half of america’s best beaches have in common?

The 2017 list of top beaches compiled by coastal expert ... includes 10 destinations he evaluated based on 50 factors, from water quality and wildlife abundance to public safety and cleanliness....Cigarette litter is also damaging to the environment in ot
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 30, 2017 18:36
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