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[Iowa] Waterloo man pushes for park smoking ban

The 40-year-old resident has been flagging cigarette butts he finds in Lafayette Park to raise awareness for his campaign to ban smoking and tobacco products from his hometown's park system. He's particularly concerned about the health effects of second
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Sep 17, 2017 19:38
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[UK] St Albans city hospital going smoke free

West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust (WHHT), which runs St Albans hospital, have announced smoking will no longer be allowed on the grounds. Director for Human Resources at WHHT, Paul de Gama, said: “It’s completely wrong that so many people continue to o
Herts Advertiser (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:50
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[New York] Parks and trails in Clifton Park are now smoke-free

The Town Board of Clifton Park unanimously passed a resolution, establishing all parks and trails in the town as smoke-free. In doing so the new policy will help prevent exposure from secondhand smoke, reduce toxic tobacco litter in parks and send a mes
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added May 19, 2017 03:51
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[New York] Seaway Valley Prevention Council hosting cigarette butt clean-up day May 20

The city’s parks and recreation department is partnering with the Seaway Valley Prevention Council to host a cigarette butt clean-up day at Kids Kingdom on Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m.-noon.
North Country (NY) This Week
added May 17, 2017 15:30
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[UK] Smokers fined for littering Nuneaton town centre streets

ALMOST 200 fines have been dished out, mostly to smokers, for littering the streets of Nuneaton and Bedworth town centres. Latest figures have revealed that in the first three month of this year 196 people have been caught out by litter wardens – almost
Nuneaton News (uk)
added May 11, 2017 13:09
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[UK] Hart District Council launches crack down on dog fouling and littering offences

Anyone caught will face a fine of £50 for not clearing up after their dog and £75 for throwing down litter, including cigarette butts
getHampshire (Aldershot News & Mail Group) (uk)
added May 4, 2017 14:03
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North Bay lawmaker proposes ban on smoking at California beaches and parks

Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-Greenbrae, argues his legislation is necessary to address health risks of secondhand smoke, as well as the unsightly and environmentally unfriendly practice of discarding cigarette butts in public outdoor spaces. “Smokers have
Sonoma (CA) Index Tribune
added Apr 20, 2017 14:52
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[UK] LEADSOM: It’s time to clean up our act – litter louts can’t be allowed to spoil Britain

Whether it’s cigarette ends or crisp packets, litter spoils our streets and blights our green spaces. ...The strategy we have just launched, the first of its kind in England, is designed to clean up our streets, making England an even better place to liv
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 11, 2017 14:55
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[Connecticut] Bulldog Butt Hunt slated for April 18 to address tobacco litter on campus

Tobacco-Free Yale is hosting the Bulldog Butt Hunt, a volunteer collection event during Earth Week. In 2015, President Salovey announced the Tobacco-Free Yale campaign aimed at creating a healthy, tobacco-free campus through awareness events, smoking ces
Yale News
added Mar 31, 2017 01:57
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[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Keep those butts off our beaches

By this summer, Old Lyme is expected to join the list. It makes sense for all Connecticut communities to find a way to keep their parks and beaches tobacco free. Two states – Maine and Oregon – have regulations banning smoking at state-owned parks and be
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 25, 2017 20:55
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