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[Asia, India] Tobacco litter a potential threat

leaving the environment polluted, spreading diseases and possibly contaminating food, says a body of oncologists in Kolkata. Cigarette and bidi butts, along with chewing tobacco spits littered on streets, should be classified as toxic wastes, they have
Times of India
added Nov 25, 2015 16:57
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[Canada] Calls grow for tougher penalties against people who toss cigarette butts

Christy Clark isn’t the only one who thinks penalties should be tougher for people who carelessly toss cigarette butts. On Sunday, the premier said the disrespectful and dangerous practice needs to be brought to an end in light of a human-caused wildfire
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 18, 2015 14:36
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[France] Paris distributes 15,000 pocket ashtrays to tackle cigarette butt pollution - City of Paris

This summer, 15,000 pocket ashtrays will be distributed to both Parisians and visitors as part of ambitious measures to tackle pollution in the French capital. From October 1st, the fine for those who discard their cigarette butts on the streets will also
NEWS Press SA (fr)
added Aug 13, 2015 09:07
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Italy’s first smoke free beach

Bibione, near Venice, is Italy’s first smoke-free beach and it will be putting up no-smoking signs again this summer. The ‘Respira il Mare‘ (the sea breathes) project was started last year, with the aim of protecting the sea, the land and people from pas
West Journal - Welfare Society Territory (it)
added Jun 21, 2015 15:20
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[California] Beach clean ups find cigarette butts biggest problem

more than 7,000 volunteers removed nearly 10,500 pounds of debris from coastal areas... volunteers removed ... more than 75,000 cigarette butts,
Coast News (Encinitas, CA)
added Jan 14, 2015 12:38
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[New York] REVKIN: The New Look of Smokers’ Litter

Photo There's a new look to litter these days - e-cigarette packages. This one was photographed in Hudson Highlands State Park in Cold Spring. N.Y.
New York Times Blogs
added Sep 2, 2014 09:13
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[California] Roadshow: Drop the cigarette butts back in the litterer's lap

Q As a former firefighter, I did my best to do the following if I saw someone flipping a lit cigarette out their window, especially when I was in uniform. When I would be at a stoplight and see this, I would quickly get out of my car, pick up the burnin
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jul 3, 2014 17:50
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On Earth Day, Beware of Tobacco Giant’s Green Claims / Despite eco-friendly claims, American Spirit cigarettes harm people, environment

they’re also a major cause of air, land and water pollution. But you wouldn’t know it looking at Santa Fe’s magazine ads, which tout the company’s cigarettes as “natural,” “organic,” “100% additive-free” and even “eco-friendly.”...from Elle to Rolling Sto
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 22, 2014 13:14
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[California] Stone's Calif. bill would ban filtered cigarettes

Mark Stone wants to kick cigarette butts out of California, so he introduced a bill Tuesday that would ban selling filtered cigarettes.
The KSBW Channel
added Jan 17, 2014 05:51
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[Maryland] A new ban on cigarettes could soon be in effect

Delegate Jon Cardin plans to introduce a bill that would prohibit the sale of non-biodegradable cigarette butts in Maryland. In the bill, businesses caught selling them would face a fine of up to $200. Cardin wants to introduce the bill because non-bi
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added Dec 20, 2013 18:16
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