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[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
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2015 Sustainability Report: Transforming Tobacco (PDF)

Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 3, 2016 18:08
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[California] PETERSON/KIM: Cigarette butt waste - More than just litter.

butts are toxic, non-biodegradable, waste that create environmental health risks and an economic burden. Given the negative impacts of cigarette butt waste, it is time to increase awareness about this issue and push for statewide policy to address it.
Environmental Health Sciences
added May 5, 2015 12:34
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Could a giant musical cigarette butt reduce cigarette litter?

Ioglo's Fumo project aims to make disposing of cigarette butts "an adventure," by using music and an LED light show on an interactive "smoke pole" to reward smokers that put their butts into the device:
TreeHugger (Discovery Communications)
added May 5, 2014 09:32
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[Brazil] Rio bans beach butts

Brazil plans to clean up Copacabana and Ipanema ahead of next year’s World Cup by imposing fines of up to £40 for dropping a cigarette. Littering on the Rio beaches will incur a maximum penalty of £810. The move has taken locals, who live in a city with
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 12, 2013 17:10
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[France] Paris war on cigarette stubs fizzles to a slow burn

A campaign launched exactly a year ago to install special cigarette extinguishers across Paris and to fine smokers who drop their butts in the streets is a long way from coming to fruition.
France 24 (fr)
added Nov 1, 2013 14:50
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Tobacco butt tax 'could clean' Sweden's curbs

Tobacco giants should be fined for their part in littering Swedish streets, as smokers discard cigarette butts numbering about a billion a year, according to an environmental action group. An estimated billion cigarette butts are discarded onto Swedis
The Local Europe (se)
added Jul 28, 2013 20:46
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How E-Cigarettes Could Provide a Model for All E-Waste

vaping could help us solve our e-waste problems. Consider the reach of the big tobacco companies, which extends to almost every convenience store in the world. If they invest in a vast infrastructure to capture their own e-waste, we likewise ought to map
PC Magazine
added Jun 13, 2013 10:50
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INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEANUP Top 10 Items Found

1. 2,117,931 cigarettes/cigarette filters
The Ocean Conservancy
added May 16, 2013 03:43
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[UK] Boom in the sale of illegal cigarettes ($$)

A study of discarded packs throughout Britain by MSIntelligence, a Geneva-based company, found that just over 26 per cent of cigarettes had avoided tax in the last quarter of 2012, compared with 19.3 per cent in the same period a year ago.
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 4, 2013 06:27
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