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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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[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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[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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[Canada] Contraband tobacco 'out of control' in Ontario, convenience store lobby says

For a study commissioned by convenience store owners, researchers combed through more than 18,000 cigarette butts across Ontario to determine how many are contraband. For a study commissioned by convenience store owners, researchers combed through more t
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:57
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[Canada] PETERS: Why do smokers get to litter?

Cigarette butts do not magically disappear. There is no Marlboro fairy flying around eating discarded cigarettes... As a non-smoker, I don't get to litter without eliciting some form of social stigma, if not a punishment from the local authorities. T
CFJC Today (ca)
added Jul 8, 2017 00:14
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[Canada] Businesses could soon be on hook for cigarette-butt cleanup

New rules requiring business owners to pick up cigarette butts outside their establishments took a step closer to reality Wednesday. The City’s Licensing and Standards Committee voted to change the bylaws around clearing litter from boulevards, sidewalks
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Sep 22, 2016 15:30
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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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