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[Malaysia] LETTER: Stop those who smoke while driving

WE should ban smoking while driving. Apart from being a danger on the road, it also leads to littering.
The Star (my)
added Jun 20, 2012 08:22
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State senator tells colleagues who smoke: Keep your butts off Nebraska Capitol's exterior

In response to recent complaints, Krist sent an email last week advising his legislative colleagues and their staffers to not snuff out cigars or cigarettes against the porous, exterior limestone walls of the State Capitol. "As you can imagine, this leav
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 25, 2015 19:14
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[Canada] Battle on as to who will clean up dirty, cigarette butts on Ottawa streets

The City of Ottawa and businesses are at odds as to who will clean up the eyesore of dirty, tossed cigarette butts on the sidewalk. The snow is finally melting and underneath are hundreds of butts covering the sidewalks, curbs and lawns in the downtown c
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Apr 7, 2014 12:51
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[Oregon] Editorial: Smoke 'em if you've got 'em on the beach

“If we can accomplish those goals without a rule that would be difficult to enforce, we should try that first,” said a spokesman for the Parks and Recreation Department, and we wish that sentiment were more common in government.
Corvallis (OR) Gazette-Times
added Nov 10, 2014 23:39
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[UK] Fury over mystery 'smoking' litterbug in Welwyn Garden City

The unknown woman was spied fly-tipping handfuls of trash in Woodcot Lane, to the outrage of neighbours. ... “I keep seeing this woman pull up in her car and as she smokes away merrily, she seems to be chucking this stuff in the bushes when no one is look
Welwyn and Hatfield Times (WHTimes) (uk)
added Sep 14, 2013 12:35
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The Real Reason Behind Public Smoking Bans

Public health officials have long argued the bans are meant to eliminate dangers from secondhand, or "sidestream smoke," reduce the environmental impact of cigarette butts and to keep young, impressionable children from picking up on bad habits. Makes se
PBS
added Jul 9, 2013 22:30
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[Canada] Excessive tax to blame for contraband

On behalf of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association just short of 20,000 cigarette butts were picked up and subjected to analysis. The results were surprising. Just over a quarter of the butts picked up in Toronto and surrounding area were contraband
North Bay (Ont) Nugget (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:44
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[Canada] Illegal tobacco use on the rise, convenience stores say

Nearly four in every 10 cigarettes smoked in the province are likely contraband despite a government commitment to crack down on illegal tobacco, the Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA) says.... The OCSA released its tenth annual contraband tob
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:59
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FLASR Announces National Product Launch of Pocket Spittoon in 400 Stores

the 4-oz. pocketsize, portable spittoon company, today announced its flasks designed for smokeless tobacco users will be available for the first time in 400 stores in the United States beginning June 2015.
Business Wire
added May 5, 2015 20:30
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[Canada] 22-year-old man dies after being punched inside Starbucks in Burnaby, B.C.

"The woman tossed a cigarette out the window and he [Page-Vincelli] picked it up and he threw it back at her," said Michael Zimeras, who was one of the witnesses outside the coffee shop at the time. The woman went inside a nearby bank and came out with
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 10, 2017 15:37
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