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tobacco and the environment

Billions of cigarettes — about 267 billion in 2015 — are smoked each year in the United States. They are the most littered item in the country. The waste from cigarettes can leach toxic chemicals into the environment, leading to land, water and air pollut
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 7, 2018 21:47
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Thailand bans smoking and littering on dozens of its beaches which are hugely popular with tourists

The country has 357 beaches nationwide and environmentalists have been lobbying the government to protect them from the evils of litter and cigarette butts The beaches protected by the law span 15 provinces located along the Andaman coast and the Gulf
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:54
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[New Jersey] Asbury Park may ban smoking at beach and boardwalk

City Manager Michael Capabianco said the city is considering instituting a ban on smoking at the beach and the boardwalk, citing public health concerns and also the amount of trash generated by improperly discarded cigarettes.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Jan 26, 2018 12:33
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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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[Texas] Keep America Beautiful Hosts 2018 National Conference in Dallas; Kicks Off 65th Anniversary Celebration with Focus on Future

The 2018 Keep America Beautiful National Conference is made possible through the support of some of America's leading companies, including: Leadership Sponsors – Altria, Lowe's, Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, SC Johnson...Scholarships are provided by A
PR Newswire
added Jan 18, 2018 01:59
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[UK] Two smokers who were fined for dropping their cigarette butts have had the penalty reduced for a bizarre reason

But both of them secured a 50 per cent refund of their fines after successfully quitting smoking for good with support from Bexley’s free Stop Smoking programme.
Kent Live (Kent and Sussex Courier/Sevenoaks Chronicle) (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:48
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Just say no to smoking at the Jersey Shore

Matt Doherty, mayor of Belmar, told a New Jersey radio station that after his Monmouth County borough instituted its smoking ban in the spring of 2014, merchants along the beach noticed an uptick in business.
NJ.com
added Jan 8, 2018 15:45
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Park visitors reminded to spend holidays litter and smoke-free

A toxic waste watchdog has batted anew for a litter and smoke-free celebration as parties and other merry-making activities abound during the holiday season. The EcoWaste Coalition issued its yearly call ahead of the festive holidays that are expected t
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:22
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] EcoWaste: Be responsible, keep parks clean and green

The pro-environment EcoWaste Coalition has called anew for litter and smoke-free celebrations and parties to welcome Christmas Day and the New Year next week.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:20
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Madinah Hosts Anti-Smoking Event To Preserve City's Cleanliness

Al-Yamani stressed the importance of making Madinah smoke-free, especially around the Prophet’s Mosque. He recalled some of the actions of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to preserve the city’s cleanliness, palm trees and birds.
Arab News (sa)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:45
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