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KABAT: The Real Motivation Behind Park And Beach Smoking Bans

journal Health Affairs, Ronald Bayer and Kathleen Bachynski, researchers at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public, examine the scientific justification for these bans. The article is unusual for the authors’ willingness to take an independent look at both
Forbes
added Jul 23, 2013 19:38
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[Canada] Leaving no butts behind: TerraCycle launches second year of ambitious program to recycle cigarette waste

TerraCycle and Imperial Tobacco Canada to partner in 2012 in an innovative program to recycle the butts, inner foil, outer wrap, unused tobacco, ashes and other elements that comprise cigarette waste - the most littered item in Canada and worldwide. As a
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 19, 2013 14:48
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[Canada] Local group wants smokers to pay a dollar deposit per pack

The West End Cleanup group decided to offer one penny for every butt returned. That translated into $20 for every one pound of butts turned in. It took the group three hours to burn through their $500 budget.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jun 17, 2013 00:46
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Butt FAQ

In this one-page summary we provide the essential facts that everyone should know about cigarette butt waste in the environment. We encourage you to download and share it!
Cigarette Butt Pollution Project / Cigarette Butt Advisory Group (UCSD)
added Jun 8, 2013 19:17
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Do Yourself and Mother Earth a Favor: Don’t Smoke

Today is Earth Day, and we couldn’t let the day pass without pointing out that cigarettes are not only the world’s number one cause of preventable death, they’re also a major cause of air, land and water pollution. ... Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co., a Rey
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 16, 2013 02:56
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Reynolds subsidiary funding cigarette recycling

A subsidiary of the nation's second-largest cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is funding a national recycling program to reward do-gooders for cleaning up tobacco waste and turn cigarette butts into pellets used to make items such as plastic shippin
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 14, 2012 13:01
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Recycling programs tackle problem of cigarette butts

programs that not only encourage people to pick up the butts but also recycle them. Contrary to what many smokers may think, cigarette filters are not biodegradable
USA Today
added Jun 18, 2012 22:46
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[UK] 'WHERE DO THEY THINK I'LL GET THE MONEY FROM?' Mum’s fury after being slapped with £1k fine for dropping a cigarette butt when she can’t afford carpets for her son’s bedroom

Chelsie Lawton, 26, was spotted stubbing a fag out outside a shopping centre by an environmental crime officer, and issued with an on-the-spot £80 fine.
The Sun (uk)
added May 11, 2017 20:08
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[California] SF's cigarette 'litter' fee on packs sold increases to 60 cents

San Francisco’s fee on cigarette sales to pay for cleaning up litter has increased 50 percent for a total of 60 cents per pack. Around 12 million packs of cigarettes are sold in San Francisco annually, and a large portion of those smoked butts — and pac
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jan 3, 2017 07:18
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[Canada] Illegal smokes on the rise

More than one-quarter of all the butts tossed to the curb are contraband and the numbers are rising. Almost 35% of Barrie smokers are lighting up contraband cigarettes, compared to approximately 20% in 2015. Between Sept. 1 and 19, WrightOn Marketing co
Barrie (Ont) Examiner (ca)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:25
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