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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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[Virginia] Va. Senate approves bill to ban smoking on beaches

Virginia’s Senate has approved legislation that would permit localities to tell smokers to butt out at public beaches. Sen. Ralph Northam, D-Norfolk, said his SB 1253 was inspired by Virginia Beach civic league fed up with the sight of cigarette detritu
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Feb 4, 2013 22:36
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[France] Cleaning up Marseille beach, one cigarette butt at a time

A recent Surfrider Foundation cleanup, at Prado beaches, near the city of Marseille on France’s Mediterranean coast was designed to highlight the insidious effects of one particular source of pollution – cigarette butts.
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Jul 31, 2012 14:08
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[UK] Cancer patients have to walk through smoke fumes at hospital

Patients turning up for cancer treatment have to walk through cigarette smoke and past the litter of discarded butts, according to a report. The Daily Record photographed a number of smokers outside the Beatson Cancer Centre in Glasgow
SafetySignSupplies.co.uk (uk)
added Jul 9, 2012 11:55
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[Canada] Vancouverites can now be fined $500 for improperly discarding cigarettes

From now on, Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services says a fine of $500 can be levied against anyone who discards burning material that creates a hazardous situation. Anyone tossing cigarettes or other burning material onto grass, vegetation or debris can be
GlobalTV (ca)
added May 19, 2017 15:05
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[Australia] Aussie scientist discovers genius use for cigarette butts

Dr Abbas Mohajerani from Melbourne’s RMIT University has developed a world-first method to turn millions of tonnes of cigarette butt waste into bricks. The invention would reduce pollution and, according to Dr Mohajerani’s studies, make better bricks.
ninemsn (au)
added May 30, 2016 15:06
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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 Mar 2, 2016 09:03
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