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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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[Illinois] John Roska: Law clarifies that cigarette butts are litter

Q: Is there a new law that makes discarding cigarette butts illegal? Hasn't that always been littering? A: The new law really just revises an old law. It adds the word "cigarettes" to the definition of litter to make it clear that discarding cigarette b
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Sep 8, 2013 12:45
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[Canada, California] SUZUKI: CIGARETTE POLLUTION IS MORE THAN SMOKE

I sometimes wonder if it’s lack of education that causes many smokers to litter their butts without giving it a second thought. It’s astounding how many people who would likely not otherwise drop garbage on the ground see nothing wrong with flicking butt
Planet S (Saskatoon, SK) (ca)
added Aug 22, 2013 13:50
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CAPLAN: Viewpoint: Antismoking Advocates Have Misused Science

Evidence that smoking in public places endangers the health of others is weak, even while the argument against smoking is strong
TIME Magazine
added Jul 23, 2013 19:29
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