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2015 Sustainability Report: Transforming Tobacco (PDF)

Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 3, 2016 18:08

[California] East Bay's Park It: Cigarettes all but banned

East Bay Regional Park District's board of directors has approved a ban on smoking in the regional parklands...The board acted at the request of Save the Bay as a way of reducing cigarette butt litter and promoting a healthier environment for park visitor
Oroville (CA) Mercury-Register
added May 1, 2016 19:13

[South Dakota] Yankton Warns Citizens The Danger Of Littering With Tobacco

The City of Yankton and the Yankton Tobacco Education Coalition reminds all citizens that the Yankton Parks are tobacco-free. In 2006, the Yankton Tobacco Education Coalition asked the City Commission to support a tobacco-free parks policy. All the city
Yankton (SD) Press & Dakotan
added Apr 28, 2016 20:26

[California] Smoking banned from San Francisco parks for animal health

The goal is to reduce cigarette butt litter and improve health conditions for park visitors, including furry and feathered friends, and water-dwelling wildlife. They said billions of cigarette butts flow into the San Francisco Bay annually and harm fish,
added Apr 27, 2016 18:19

[Canada] Ottawa's cigarette butt waste program needs work, BIA says

The city program charged with cleaning up hundreds of thousands of cigarette butts tossed onto Ottawa streets every year is cumbersome and ineffective, according to the Bank Street BIA. And a city councillor agrees, saying it's likely time for a change.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 26, 2016 14:49
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[California] CHRISTOPH: Reduce cigarette litter by redeeming butts

Rather than increasing our state's per pack cigarette tax, the revenues of which would not go toward directly dealing with the problem...Charge at the point of sale a fully refundable deposit of 60 cents a pack. The combination of the current state tax an
Redding (CA) Record-Searchlight
added Apr 26, 2016 14:13

[California] Health Highlights: April 25, 2016: San Francisco Bans Smoking in Parks to Protect Animals

Citing a health threat to animals, smoking has been banned in 65 parks by the East Bay Regional Park District in the San Francisco area. The move is meant to help keep the air clean and keep beaches, bays and wild lands free of cigarette butts that can
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 25, 2016 21:31

[UK] Council gives out more than 6,400 fines to people dropping cigarette ends

MORE than 6,600 litter fines have been given out by a council in the past two years, The News can reveal. And 6,434 fines of £75 were dished out to members of the public dropping cigarette butts on the ground. It comes as Havant Borough Council’s zero-t
Portsmouth News (uk)
added Apr 25, 2016 14:37

[UK-Wales] Smoking to be BANNED at Caswell Bay as part of new trial

ONE of Swansea's most popular beaches will be the first in the area to go smoke free. A ban on smoking will be trialled at Caswell Bay as part of a drive to create more smoke-free places. Swansea Council says the ban, which comes into force from April
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Apr 25, 2016 14:30

[Pennsylvania] Tossed cigarette leads to car chase, crash and foot pursuit

WILKES-BARRE — What started as a traffic stop for a tossed cigarette turned into a car chase with children in the pursued vehicle, a crash into a building and foot race before a Wilkes-Barre man was caught and charged.
Wilkes Barre (PA) Times Leader
added Apr 24, 2016 23:43
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