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[India] These cigarette butts grow into trees when thrown away

A company in India has come up with a solution though - producing biodegradable roaches that sprout into seedlings once tossed. The concept is similar to that of GreenButts, which sees discarded cigarettes turn into flowers and grasses, and equally flaw
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 21:30
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[New Jersey] Letter: Override Christie's veto of smoking ban on beaches, parks

Next time you go to a playground and someone is smoking and your kids are breathing secondhand smoke, or you are lying on the beach surrounded by cigarette butts, thank Gov....The bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support; we need an override to pr
Trenton (NJ) Times
added Sep 14, 2014 12:44
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[Canada] SHERRING: Winning the war on smoking

But in fact, though he heads up the city's health department, not even Levy could realize the incredible revolution going on between smokers and non-smokers. The non-smokers were in the vast majority, and they just didn't want the two groups separated i
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Apr 9, 2014 00:00
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[Oregon] Mills: UO should lift the smoking ban

they should be aware of the continual consequences that the ban has on campus life. At the very least, they should provide a legitimate area for people to go to indulge in a much-needed cigarette after a long and stressful day at school.
Oregon Daily Emerald (U of Oregon, Eugene)
added Nov 11, 2013 19:39
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Recycling entrepreneur stubs out cigarette garbage

Recycling entrepreneur Tom Szaky is stubbing out the world's cigarette problem—one butt at a time. The 30-year-old who dropped out of Princeton University to start his innovative company TerraCycle in Trenton, New Jersey, says there's no such thing as
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 27, 2013 23:20
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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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[Tennessee] blu eCigs Covers Your Butt At Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

today announced its partnership with the critically acclaimed Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival taking place from June 13-16 in Manchester, Tennessee. blu eCigs' unique activation space, coined The Vapor Lounge, will feature surprise guest appearances from s
PR Newswire
added Jun 11, 2013 23:41
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An Ad Campaign Fights Cigarette Butts as Toxic Waste

Now Legacy is introducing a public service campaign that attacks cigarettes on another front: as litter. ... The campaign is a joint effort between Legacy and Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, which advocates for environmental stewardship on pu
New York Times
added Apr 9, 2013 02:22
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Jerry Brown vetoes smoking ban at California beaches and state parks

Cigarette butts are the most common type of litter on California’s beaches, but on Friday Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed two bills that would have banned smoking at all state beaches and state parks in California. “If people can’t even smoke on a deserted beac
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Oct 7, 2017 08:06
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[Asia, Korea - North, Korea - South] North Korea Launches Newest Offensive: Cigarette Butts

apparently to highlight its contempt, it has begun sending balloons into the South loaded with an unusual payload, the police here said on Thursday: cigarette butts. North and South Korea have escalated their propaganda war across their heavily armed bor
New York Times
added Feb 4, 2016 12:36
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