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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Selfishness of hospital smokers

On a clinic visit to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital yesterday with my grandson, recently a patient in the Schiehallion (children’s cancer) ward, we were dismayed to see smokers everywhere, and worse, many cigarette butts – we counted 30 of them
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added May 25, 2018 03:10
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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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A GIF Guide to How Smoking Is Putting Your Pet's Life in Danger

Animals don’t like cigarettes! So before you pick up a pack, familiarize yourself with the ways in which your addiction is putting your pet’s health at risk. When they're not healthy, you're not happy. Oh, and bet on those mounting vet bills putting a hug
Complex
added May 21, 2018 18:45
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[New Zealand] The astonishing number of cigarette butts woman collected from beach

A woman has collected over 10,000 cigarette butts in a month in an attempt to prove to her local council just how bad smoking is becoming for the area. Liz Smith, who lives in Queenstown in New Zealand, has shared several photos on social media showing
Yahoo! 7News (au)
added May 15, 2018 15:44
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[New Jersey] Should smoking be banned from Jersey shore beaches?

A panel of state lawmakers wants to snuff out smoking on beaches along the Jersey shore. Beachgoers, using the sand as their ashtrays, left behind an estimated 29,000 cigarette butts last year, and that's just the ones beach cleaners picked up! "New Je
NJ.com
added May 14, 2018 01:57
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[Louisiana] Fire at Burbank Drive Popeyes started with 'smoking materials' disposed in landscaping

A fire that burned through the wall of a popular Baton Rouge Popeyes restaurant Friday evening started outside and burned through a wall, according to a release. The fire, which was first reported at 9:55 p.m. and under control by 10:26 p.m., occurred
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added May 12, 2018 22:18
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[UK] Figures show litter wardens ARE targeting smokers - claim

THE overwhelming majority of fines handed out for littering in Blackburn and Darwen have been for dropping cigarette ends, it has been revealed. More than 4,000 people have been given fines for dropping cigarettes in the borough in seven months since a
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added May 12, 2018 22:16
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[Singapore] Video of girl in school uniform smoking under void deck goes viral

A video of a girl in school uniform smoking while sitting at a bench at a void deck has been going viral online, with nearly 50,000 views since it was uploaded to Facebook this morning. In the video captured by an unknown individual sitting close by her
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added May 11, 2018 02:11
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[New Zealand] Cigarette butt bylaw scrapped by Wellington City Council

A pointless bylaw targeting people who drop cigarette butts was not all for nothing, councillors say. The Wellington City Council voted last year for a bylaw making it an offence to throw away cigarette butts instead of properly disposing of them, despi
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 3, 2018 20:15
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Keep New Zealand Beautiful launches new campaign to tackle litter

The campaign also aims to tackle new research revealed by KNZB showing the top items littered in public places by New Zealanders, with the key culprit being cigarette butts (78% of litter), followed by takeaway packaging (5%).
Ethical Marketing News (uk)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:32
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