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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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[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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Worst types of litter: Plastic straws not even in the top 5

tobacco trash is among the most frequently littered items in America, according to Keep America Beautiful...Ocean Conservancy collected more than 2.4 million cigarette butts with plastic filters along the world’s beaches and waterways... Most cigarette f
USA Today
added Aug 11, 2018 15:23
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[Canada] Town of Sylvan Lake extends smoking ban to include beaches, playgrounds and municipal facilities

The town spokesperson Joanne Gaudet said the changes were spurred by complaints about public smoking and discarded cigarette butts.
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:47
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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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