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[France, UK] Paris installs 10,000 ashtrays in the streets in battle against cigarette butts

* Move follows 'explosion' of discarded cigarette litter across city * Thousands of public ashtrays will be installed on litter bins
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 2, 2012 12:42
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[California] Video: Flicked cigarette ignites cop brawl

Donald Costilow Jr. was done with his cigarette. So, he says, he flicked the lit butt toward a trash can -- and missed. The discarded cigarette also appeared to sail in the direction of a passing Huntington Beach police cruiser - igniting a violent alter
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jul 24, 2012 18:48
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[Costa Rica] Tobacco Control Law Pushed Forward

This week, the Ministry of Health reduced to three months the 12-month deadline covering prohibiting the sale of packs of cigarettes of less than 20.
Inside Costa Rica (cr)
added Jul 2, 2012 10:11
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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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[New York] The Butt of the Problem: Calls for Change in Battling Cigarette Litter

The prevailing strategy — organizing local clean ups, putting out ash receptacles in public areas and having city governments pay for storing cigarette butts in landfills — is not effective, according to Dr. Clifton Curtis, president and CEO of the Cigar
NBCNew York.com
added Apr 4, 2016 23:37
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Italy cracks down on smokers as tough law takes effect

The laws require cigarette packs to carry stark pictures of people who suffered from the effects of smoking, including one of a woman coughing up blood and another of a man who died of a heart attack being zipped up in a body bag. Those caught smoking i
Reuters
added Feb 2, 2016 19:02
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6 REASONS TO TELL BIG TOBACCO TO GTFO OF THE ENVIRONMENT

DoSomething.org... and truth...have teamed up to provide another outlet for teens interested in ending smoking: Get the Filter Out (GTFO). Cigarette butts are the most littered item globally, making them now only an eyesore, but a massive environmental p
American Legacy Foundation
added Aug 5, 2015 13:03
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[California] EDITORIAL: State should butt out of the war against tobacco

an antiscience crusade against vaping and e-cigarettes launched in coordination by the California Department of Public Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the FDA...countenancing the government’s continued overreach into every marke
Orange County (CA) Register
added Apr 27, 2015 11:12
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The accumulative impact of small actions through the life of a cigarette butt

The facts are: - Over 4.5 trillion cigarettes are littered worldwide each year. They are the most littered item in the world, and is the most common debris found in ocean litter trawls (as much as 40%)
News24 (za)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:57
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Advanced Battery Tech From Recycled Cigarettes

Based on breaking research out of South Korea – published just days ago in the journal Nanotechnology – actual cigarette butts could end up becoming savvy investments. No joke. Recycling these toxic, non-biodegradable cigarette filters could prove to b
Trefis
added Aug 19, 2014 07:40
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