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[Taiwan] Taipei becoming an ashtray for 4 billion cigarettes

Smokers in Taipei light up about 4 billion cigarettes a year, the Taipei City Government said yesterday, which means if discarded cigarette butts were stacked one on top of the other the height would rise 40,000 times taller than the 509-meter-tall Taipei
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jun 5, 2013 17:51
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LETTER: A smoke and a joke in Libya ($$)

Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 4, 2011 00:00
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[Louisiana] Jindal signs cigarette butt littering ban into law

Flicking a cigarette butt out of your car window could get you slapped with a hefty fine and community service. Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed into law a bill that labels cigarette butts as litter and allows the fines. The measure by Republican Rep. Patri
AP - Associated Press
added May 20, 2014 08:12
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[Asia, Japan] Colorful ashtrays hoped to improve smoking manners

Specially designed colorful ashtrays were recently installed on the streets of Shimokitazawa in Tokyo’s Setagaya Ward in a bid to reduce litter and improve the smoking manners of visitors to the area.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Nov 18, 2013 14:27
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[Australia, UK] Illegal tobacco consumption increases, survey funded by cigarette firms says

NSW Cancer Council spokesman calls research 'latest in a long line' of reports aimed at undermining good public health policy
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 5, 2013 06:57
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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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[Asia, Taiwan] 70% of foreign visitors pay smoking violation fines: Taipei official

More than 70% of foreign visitors to Taiwan presented with fines for smoking in no-smoking areas have paid up even though they are not legally binding, officials of the Taipei City Department of Environmental Protection said Tuesday. Department statisti
Want China Times (tw)
added Oct 21, 2015 13:30
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Image examples of marketing claims to accompany “Smoking Revolution". A Content Analysis of Electronic Cigarette Retail Websites

Conclusions: Health claims and smoking cessation messages that are unsupported by current scientific evidence are frequently used to sell e-cigarettes. Implied and overt health claims, the presence of doctors on websites, celebrity endorsements, and the u
eScholarship
added Mar 30, 2014 06:29
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[France] Smoking

why do so many people in Paris smoke? And why is the number of smokers increasing in France, when the US and other countries are seeing a decline?
david lebovitz blog - Living the Sweet Life in Paris
added Feb 12, 2013 06:20
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[Canada] Recycling company to smokers: We want your cigarette butts

Toronto-based Terracycle turns cigarette waste into fertilizer, composting material and even industrial plastic. Company spokesperson Jay Reyes told CTV News Channel that, contrary to public belief, cigarette butts are not biodegradable.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 19, 2013 18:20
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