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[UK] Non-smoking driver, 21, accuses her council of 'scamming motorists' after she was fined for throwing a cigarette butt out of her car window

Amber Webb was given a £50 fine after a Community Protection Officer claimed to have seen her throw the item out of her car. But the 21-year-old's outraged family claim she has been 'victimised and scammed' by Nottingham City Council.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 18:39
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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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[Oklahoma] Student advocates say no to tobacco, yes to cleanup

"The whole reason why we're here is because it is tobacco-free and we're still finding cigarette butts in our park," Buechele said. "I have a daughter who's 2, and I bring here to the park to play, and secondhand smoke is so harmful. I don't want my daug
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Mar 24, 2017 17:14
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[UK] NOT LOVIN' IT Mum ordered to pay £580 for dropping cigarette in McDonald’s car park – even though she claims she wasn’t smoking

Jennifer Bell, 32, refused to pay an initial £75 fine despite Hull City Council sending her photographic evidence – insisting the fag butt was not hers. Mum Jennifer was hit with a £580 fine after being found guilty of littering at Hull branch of McDona
The Sun (uk)
added Mar 23, 2017 14:05
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[UK] Litter penalties will rise, warns council, as cabbie is fined £580 for dropping cigarette butt in Bromley

“Fixed penalty notices for littering are set to intensify and are intended to serve as an expensive warning that this sort of behaviour simply isn’t acceptable in our borough.”
Biggin Hill Today (uk)
added Mar 21, 2017 13:52
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[UK] An Orpington taxi driver has been ordered to pay £580 after throwing a cigarette on the ground

Paul Coates, of Deacons Leas, was found guilty of littering at Bromley Magistrates' Court and was fined £250 as well as having to pay £300 costs and a £30 surcharge.
Kent Live (Kent and Sussex Courier/Sevenoaks Chronicle) (uk)
added Mar 21, 2017 13:49
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[Florida] PIEROBON: Benefits of tobacco-free outdoors should spark change

The Florida Legislature should enact legislation to allow local communities to legally designate tobacco-free outdoor recreational areas, or better yet, make all beaches and state parks tobacco-free.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Mar 8, 2017 23:42
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The flip side of Natural American Spirit: corporate social responsibility advertising

now align the brand with ‘Respect for the Earth’, a corporate social responsibility (CSR) campaign. It champions a ‘100% zero-waste-to-landfill’ manufacturing facility, ‘earth-friendly tobacco’...biospheric values are entirely incompatible with smoking ci
Tobacco Control
added Mar 20, 2017 12:36
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[UK] Council unveils new yellow 'smoking zones' to cut down on litter in town

COLCHESTER Council has introduced two new smoking zones at 'hotspots' in town in a bid to cut down on litter. The dedicated smoking areas, marked out by a yellow line, are designed to help tackle littering and reduce the cost of cleaning in the town cent
Colchester Gazette (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:25
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[Kansas] Tobacco-free parks on the docket

Members of Healthier Lyon County picked up cigarette butts at local parks. The group anticipated finding a number of littered items but were shocked by the large amount. The above bags are from (clockwise from left): Santa Fe, All Veterans, Jones and Pete
Emporia (KS) Gazette
added Feb 21, 2017 19:03
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