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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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[Arkansas] Fort Smith parks panel OKs smoking ban

Tobacco products took a step closer to being banned in Fort Smith's parks following a unanimous vote by the Parks and Recreation Commission on Wednesday. Secondhand smoke as a health hazard and the influence of smoking around children were some of the m
Arkansas News Bureau
added Feb 15, 2017 01:12
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[UK] More than £750 court bill for litterbug who threw cigarette out of car window

Litterbug Russell Bloor has been hit with a £761 court bill after throwing a cigarette butt out of his car window in Staffordshire. A council warden saw Bloor throw the cigarette away outside the Co-op, in Leek Road, Hanley, last July.
Burton Mail (uk)
added Dec 26, 2016 16:27
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[Oklahoma] Butt out! SWAT groups clean park, promote awareness of tobacco use

The Healthy Living Program for Cherokee County, an Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust program, hosted a celebration and clean-up day for Students Working Against Tobacco organizations. Eight groups from around Cherokee County met at the Armory M
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Mar 25, 2016 13:10
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