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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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[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] ‘They’re everywhere’: thousands of littered cigarette butts near Winnipeg patios

A new patio smoking ban bylaw is great news for many diners, but less than a month into the new rule, it has already lead to an abundance of trash. Littered cigarette butts are almost impossible for many Winnipeggers to miss outside of local bars and r
Global News (ca)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:07
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