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[Wisconsin] La Crosse County survey: Most people support banning smoking in parks, fest grounds

“The kids really don’t have a choice” but to be exposed to secondhand smoke, Nelson said Friday as she pushed her 2-year-old birthday girl, Ellie, at Weigent Park in La Crosse. “So, if you could just step out of the park and get away from the kids, that
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Oct 6, 2018 15:41
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[UK] Warning over grass fire dangers after two incidents in Bacup

A WARNING has been issued by firefighters after two large grass fires over the weekend. ..."The fire service would urge people to take extra care at this time of year with regard to cigarettes and smoking materials. "There is an abundance of dead, dry gr
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added May 22, 2018 15:16
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[Wisconsin] Health initiative offers grants to pick up butts

Youth organizations and middle school faculty members who get off their butts might get a $100 mini-grant from the La Crosse Area Health Initiative in its third annual initiative to pick up cigarette butts in connection with Earth Day.
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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[Arkansas] Volunteers ‘kick’ in against tobacco, litter

the volunteers, including 17-year-old Boone Walker (inset) with the IGNITS Youth Group, donned disposable gloves and picked up cigarette butts and trash around the Boone County Courthouse.
Harrison (AR) Daily Times
added Mar 23, 2018 21:37
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[UK] Taxi driver fined for smoking inside his cab

A TAXI driver who smoked inside his cab and left cigarette butts in the street, has been ordered to pay £165 in a fine and costs by Skipton magistrates. Mohammed Nawaz, 26, pleaded guilty by letter to two charges of smoking in a taxi - a smoke free plac
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Jan 26, 2018 11:48
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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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