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[Malaysia] LETTER: Smokers can be civic-minded, too

After he was done, he took out a cigarette pack from his pocket and put the used butt in it. He then put the box in his pocket and walked away. I think he must be the only smoker in the country who does that. Many smokers would just throw their cigarett
Malay Mail (my)
added Jun 7, 2013 09:54
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[UK-Scotland] 'Rise' in smoking-related litter on Highland streets

The amount of cigarette ends being discarded on Highland streets has increased, according to Keep Scotland Beautiful.
BBC Online
added Jul 24, 2012 11:53
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[Pennsylvania] CARPENTER: Cigarette smoking attitudes represent a cultural upheaval

Smoking, however, often affects others in various ways and, when it comes to the acceptance of smoking, it is amazing how the tide has turned. The reaction to Sunday's column about smoking by parasites on public assistance was pretty much 100 percent in
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Jul 13, 2012 05:49
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[Illinois] PANIERI: Cigarettes a sign of revolution?

Nary a day goes by that I don’t see a hand surreptitiously flicking a cigarette butt from vehicle windows (especially pickup trucks, for some reason). I have to wonder if this butt-tossing is a passive/aggressive action in protest to $5 per pack cigarette
Joliet (IL) Herald News
added Sep 24, 2012 17:24
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[New Jersey] NJ Assembly committee passes beach no-smoking law

state Assembly committee on Tourism and Gaming passed a proposal last week to eliminate smoking at state public and municipal beaches as well as other recreational areas. The bill will now go to the full Assembly for a vote.
Shore News Today
added Apr 3, 2014 19:29
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[Illinois] Cigarette butts classified as litter Jan. 1

This new stipulation, which categorizes for the first time cigarette butts as litter, was signed by Gov. Pat Quinn in August as part of several amendments to Illinois’ Litter Control Act. First time violators can be charged with a Class B misdemeanor an
Galesburg (IL) Register-Mail
added Dec 14, 2013 18:13
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[New York] POLLOCK: It’s time: Snuff out public smoking

Allow cigarettes in private places, restaurants included -- just not in common space / As I left last Sunday’s Jets game, choking on a supersized cloud of cigarette smoke created by thousands of desperate addicts, a long festering op-ed idea returned to
New York Daily News
added Sep 29, 2013 06:44
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[Asia, China] No ifs, ands or butts

A cigarette butt disposal bin sits on a wall outside of People's Square Station Sunday. Shanghai Shentong Metro Group, the city's subway operator, has installed the bins at 35 exits of 13 subway stations. The company will add additional bins at stations i
Global Times (cn)
added Jul 14, 2013 23:01
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[Canada] LETTER: POVAH: Big tobacco will make a buck no matter cost to society

Bearing in mind, of course, that it has been clearly established that, in some cases, the “legal” tobacco industry has actually, and intentionally, fuelled the contraband market. If there’s a buck to be made, big tobacco will do it, no matter the cost t
Windsor (Ont) Star (ca)
added May 10, 2013 15:50
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Cigarettes and the Environment

Cigarettes Are Toxic Waste Cigarette butts are the number one littered item on US beaches and roadways. They leach chemicals that are poisonous to wildlife and can contaminate water sources.
American Legacy Foundation
added Apr 22, 2013 13:33
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