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[Asia, China] Retired soldier waging war against litterbugs in Xi'an

he signed up for the civilian service, not realizing at the time that his new adversary would be cigarette butts and that the streets of Xi'an, Shaanxi province, would be his new field of battle. "One day, I bumped into sanitation workers picking up cig
China Daily (cn)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:38
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how tobacco products harm the environment from their manufacture to consumption

The process of growing tobacco, manufacturing tobacco products and delivering them to retailers causes severe and irreversible damage to the environment..."From start to finish, the tobacco life cycle is an overwhelmingly polluting and damaging process,"
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:01
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Tossed cigarette butts increasing fire danger

Wildland fires caused by cigarette butts likely tossed from cars, also the fire that burned a line of townhomes in Colorado Springs. A resident tried to put out a cigarette in a flower pot. Instead of dirt, it was mulch material that ignited.
KOAA NBC 5/30 (Colo. Springs/Pueblo, CO)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:49
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[Canada] ‘They’re everywhere’: thousands of littered cigarette butts near Winnipeg patios

A new patio smoking ban bylaw is great news for many diners, but less than a month into the new rule, it has already lead to an abundance of trash. Littered cigarette butts are almost impossible for many Winnipeggers to miss outside of local bars and r
Global News (ca)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:07
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[UK] Live: Bristol ‘litter police’ take people to court over dropped cigarettes

Individuals accused of dropping cigarettes in various parts of the city, including Broadmead and Temple Meads train station, will be prosecuted at Bristol Magistrates’ Court from 10am. The cases, which have been brought by Bristol City Council, are beli
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Apr 19, 2018 16:18
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[California] Going High-Tech to Clear the Air

The new endeavor will utilize a cellphone-friendly tracking app to scan QR codes placed on existing signage throughout the 304-acre campus. Students, faculty and staff can scan the QR code when they see tobacco litter or someone using tobacco, and a geog
California State University San Marcos
added Apr 14, 2018 16:28
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[Ireland] Revealed: 60pc of litter on Dublin streets is 'cigarette waste'

Matches, cigarette butts and packets now account for 60pc of Dublin street litter, the National Litter Pollution Monitoring System (NLPMS) found in a report.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 15, 2018 18:16
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[UK] CHOWNEY: Take dangerous litter off the street- no butts

So far, over 90% of the tickets issued have been for dropping cigarette ends. There have been complaints about this, with some smokers believing this to be unfair, and that cigarette ends aren’t really litter. But they are. And what’s more, they’re far m
Hastings Observer (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 14:49
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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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[Australia] Council to ban smoking at Macquarie Mall?

In the March Liverpool Council meeting, a motion was addressed regarding complaints from residents about the impact smoking had at Liverpoool’s Macquarie Mall. The motion was carried to collate community feedback in the form of a survey to help council
Liverpool City Champion (au)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:56
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