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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

[Canada] Halifax councillor proposes cigarette butt recycling pilot project

Coun. Tony Mancini has discovered a program adopted by Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver he thinks could work in Halifax.
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:22

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

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

[New York] Unregulated, Addictive, And Enticing: E-Cigarettes Suck In Smokers But Risks Remain

Dr. Novotny, who has studied the effects of cigarette waste on public health as well as the environment, raises an alarming point in a world that is poised to be saturated with disposable e-cigarettes: “What happens at the end-of-life stage for these pro
Leaksource (blog)
added Feb 16, 2013 22:27

[Australia] Another tragic scene from our filthy planet: Underwater footage shows fish attempting to EAT a filthy cigarette butt carelessly dropped in the ocean near Melbourne

The cigarette butt is captured descending towards the ocean floor as fish swim around it in eager interest. They swim towards the toxic butt and attempt to latch onto it, bouncing around the coral. The footage was filmed by a freediver, Jules, who sha
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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