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6 REASONS TO TELL BIG TOBACCO TO GTFO OF THE ENVIRONMENT 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

[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

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

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
added Aug 19, 2014 07:40

Assemblyman Wants Cigarette Butts Banned In California

because of the environmental risk they pose to the state’s wildlife and fish. Assemblyman Mark Stone (D) says he’s not only trying to be a trailblazer in California, but would also like to see butts banned across the country. “This is what birds eat, fi
CBS 13 / KOVR (West Sacramento, CA)
added Jan 15, 2014 08:52

[Asia, India] Bangalore: No ifs and butts. No smoking in public places

Around 2,000 hotels and restaurants in the city are set to become smoke-free in a few days in order to comply with the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distrib
DNA India (in)
added Dec 24, 2013 23:20

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
added Jul 23, 2013 19:38

[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

[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

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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