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GARZA: California's big butt problem

Should it pass (and it should), the Prop. 56 money could be used on tobacco public education campaigns that include anti-butt-littering messages. I suggest a campaign targeting people like my neighbors and their friends who I assume simply don’t realize
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 18, 2016 14:59

[UK] Smokers claims of being targeted by litter cops backed up by new figures which show 2 in 3 fines are for dropped butts

Of the 882 fines handed out by 3GS officers, 602 were issued for dropped butts, backing up claims by smokers who said they were being singled out as easy targets. In contrast, the numbers fined for general litter, fly-tipping and dog poo – which residen
Brighton and Hove News (uk)
added Oct 18, 2016 14:35

[Canada] Cigarette butts could soon be costly for Toronto's bars, restaurants

It's a chargeable offence in the city of Toronto to throw litter on public or private property, and new regulations are making it mandatory for business owners to provide receptacles for patrons who smoke.
Metro (ca)
added Oct 11, 2016 14:42

[Asia, India] Govt bans plastic use in tobacco packaging

The Union environment ministry has banned the use of plastic in packaging pouches and sachets of gutkha, tobacco and pan masala. Tonnes of plastic waste generated from such packets necessitated the decision. This comes months after the ministry overhaule
Asian Age (in)
added Oct 10, 2016 03:14

[UK] Pupils join global call for tougher smoking rules

Primary school pupils in Llantwit Major have been picking up cigarette butts from a local beach to mark World Environmental Health Day. World Environmental Health Day, run by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, is calling for tougher smoking
Bridgend & Portheawl GEM (uk)
added Oct 6, 2016 15:57

[California] Smoking hot! Melanie Griffith, 59, shows off her slim figure in all black attire while puffing a cigarette in LA

The 59-year-old actress looked youthful while puffing away on a cigarette.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 5, 2016 14:53

Estimating cigarette tax avoidance and evasion: evidence from a national sample of littered packs [FREE FULL TEXT]

What this study adds Evidence that the discarded cigarette pack method can be used to study tobacco tax non-compliance across many geographic areas. Documentation of substantial but geographically varying tobacco tax non-compliance in the USA.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 4, 2016 14:57

[UK] Secret ashtrays, three-day-old food and FILTHY tray tables: Cabin crew reveal the secrets they never tell passengers about flying

A flight attendant revealed: 'There are ash trays on the lav doors beside the no smoking sign , for those passengers who are adamant and still decide to smoke so that they won't just trash the lit cigarette in the bin which could lead to a fire .'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 27, 2016 18:04

California governor vetoes ban on public smoking at colleges

The bill would have allowed school trustees and board members to decide whether to fine campus smokers up to $100. In a veto message, the Democratic governor noted that the schools’ governing boards already have that authority...Brown also announced that
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 27, 2016 12:01

Cigarettes and chewing gum are still the biggest litter problems in Ireland

The 2015 National Litter Pollution Monitoring System Report shows that cigarette litter and gum are the two most common causes of litter. MInister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten said the report shows Ireland is tackling
The (ie)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:53
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