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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] 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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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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[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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[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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[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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[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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