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Brighton beach could become the first in the UK to ban smoking

Brighton already has a voluntary ban on smoking in children's play areas, but now the city's parks and beaches could become smoke-free too - a prospect which angers the smokers' group Forest.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Jul 22, 2015 12:05

[UK] £1,000 fines urged in crackdown on litter louts ($$)

The Keep Britain Tidy campaign has also called on the government to introduce a national strategy, led by a dedicated minister for litter, to impose tougher fines and ensure more prosecutions. Persistent problems include cigarette ends and chewing gum bei
Times Of London (uk)
added May 26, 2015 09:20

[Ohio] Fire fueled by cigarette butts burns goose protecting eggs

A mother goose is recovering from serious burns after cigarette butts started a fire last week in her nest, but the eggs that she desperately tried to save will not hatch. ... Police are searching for whoever left the cigarettes. Canada geese are protecte
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2015 10:01

[Ohio] Local parent lobbies for smoking ban in city parks

Thaden Brient, an Athens parent, spent about a month of his summer this year picking up cigarette butts from the grounds of Southside Park on Dairy Lane. Brient was in part cleaning up the park for his 9-year-old daughter, who uses the city's playground
Athens (OH) News
added Nov 3, 2014 19:52

[UK] Stafford's Mr Sizzle gets his fingers burnt by £450 cigarette costs

A MAN fined £75 for throwing a cigarette on the ground outside his burger van in Stafford town centre now must pay more than £450. Gary Southall discarded his cigarette after having a smoke outside the Mr Sizzle food van where he was working. He was giv
Staffordshire Newsletter (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:45

Calderdale Council becomes first in UK to offer stop smoking sessions to cigarette litter bugs

Calderdale Cabinet last night backed a unique idea to offer litter bugs dropping cigarette butts the chance to attend stop smoking sessions rather than pay an £80 fine for littering.
Huddersfield Daily Examiner/icHuddersfield (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 07:08

[Uae, Uae: Dubai] ALMARIO: Motorists who smoke are on the road to perdition

Are motorists who smoke on the road on their way to perdition? Smoking while driving is dangerous. . . . many people are smoking saying it's the only way of coping with the stress of daily life. Is it justified?
Gulf News (ae)
added Jul 1, 2012 16:49

[UK] Cigarette butts enflame rural campaigners

The Campaign to Protect Rural England has renewed calls to make it easier to fine people for littering from cars - after research shows 29 million cigarette butts are thrown from vehicles each year.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jun 15, 2012 13:32

[Massachusetts] State fire officials say more smoking-related fires are beginning outside the home

Boston (MA) Globe
added Apr 26, 2012 11:18

[Michigan] WITH VIDEO: Careless disposal of butts may ban smokers from Marine City beach

The Voice News (MI)
added Apr 25, 2012 19:54
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