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[California] MORRISON: Outdoor smoking bans: Thanks, we'll keep 'em

California has led the way in banning smoking from many parks and beaches. Cities in all 50 states have followed suit. Was it because of health concerns? Sure, in part. But I think the bans were mostly about the fact that it is just plain gross to turn a
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 9, 2013 19:01
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[Canada] Cigarette butts could soon be costly for Toronto's bars, restaurants

It's a chargeable offence in the city of Toronto to throw litter on public or private property, and new regulations are making it mandatory for business owners to provide receptacles for patrons who smoke.
Metro (ca)
added Oct 11, 2016 14:42
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What you need to know about Italy's new smoking laws

There are some 10.3 million smokers in Italy, or around 19 percent of the population. The new laws aim to reduce this number and prevent some of the 83 thousand deaths smoking causes in Italy each year.
The Local Italy (it)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:02
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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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[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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LETTER: A smoke and a joke in Libya ($$)

Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 4, 2011 00:00
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France orders tobacco industry: stub out cigarette butt pollution

France will force tobacco companies to help end the scourge of cigarette butts that litter streets and contaminate water, unless they take voluntary action in the next three months, a government minister said on Thursday.
Reuters
added Jun 15, 2018 09:02
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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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[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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[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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