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[UK] Photo shows extent of smoking outside Glasgow hospital

A SHOCKING image has revealed that smokers are completely ignoring the NHS’s smokefree policy at a major hospital in Glasgow. An image showing of bin covered in cigarette butts, which appears to be outside Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow,
Deadline News (uk)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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[Wisconsin] Cigarette butts pile up at Wausau trail spot

Jim Force collects litter when he walks around town and along Wausau's River Edge Parkway. One of the troublesome spots on the route: beneath the Stewart Avenue bridge, where cigarette butts accumulate. "It's quite disgusting," Force said. "Smokers need
Wausau (WI) Daily Herald
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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[UK] Smokers are dumping PILES of rubbish outside University Hospital according to angry residents

People living near University Hospital are are taking matters into their own hands after smokers who have been banned from the site started dumping rubbish on the Sowe Valley path. Two Wyken residents have started litter picking in their own time and sa
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 18, 2017 15:25
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[UK] Dropping butts costs three smokers £1k each

Last Wednesday, Brighton Magistrates found the three guilty of dropping litter in the street after failing to pay a £75 fixed penalty that was issued at the time. Littering is contrary to Section 87 of the Environmental Protection Act and a criminal offe
Brighton and Hove News (uk)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:21
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Tobacco industry responsibility for butts: a Model Tobacco Waste Act [FREE FULL TEXT]

This report describes how a Model Tobacco Waste Act may be adopted by national and subnational jurisdictions to address the environmental impacts of TPW. Such a law will also reduce tobacco use and its health consequences by raising attention to the envir
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2017 20:58
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[UK] Plymouth man fined for flicking lit cigarette out his car window

A litter lout who threw his cigarette out his car window has been fined £220 by magistrates. Michael Hayward of Ladysmith Road was seen flicking a lit cigarette from his car as he drove along Lipson Road last August. He was issued with an £80 Fixed Pen
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 12:35
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[UK-Scotland] Litter in Scotland on the rise, says INCPEN

Conducted by Keep Scotland Beautiful, the study was carried out across 120 sites in Edinburgh, Falkirk, Renfrewshire and Inverness. According to the survey, cigarette butts and gum made up the bulk of the litter count.
Packaging News (uk)
added Jan 5, 2017 15:39
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[California] SF's cigarette 'litter' fee on packs sold increases to 60 cents

San Francisco’s fee on cigarette sales to pay for cleaning up litter has increased 50 percent for a total of 60 cents per pack. Around 12 million packs of cigarettes are sold in San Francisco annually, and a large portion of those smoked butts — and pac
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jan 3, 2017 07:18
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[Georgia] Atlanta’s new method of cigarette bud disposal

The City of Atlanta is installing 50 cigarette and ash receptacles in the highly traveled sidewalks of downtown Atlanta. The installations are attributed to the Clean Streets Program, a part of the city’s zero-waste goal which allows smokers to safely an
Georgia State University Signal
added Jan 2, 2017 00:36
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New Zealand anti-litter charity funded by tobacco company

British American Tobacco (BAT) generate over a third of Keep New Zealand Beautiful's income, Newshub can reveal. BAT's contribution to the anti-litter charity has risen from $100,000 to nearly $200,000 a year since 2008.
Newshub (nz)
added Dec 30, 2016 17:13
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