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[North Carolina] Gaston leaders hear teens’ thoughts on tobacco

This summer, a group of local teenagers with Tobacco Free Gaston used photos to showcase the harmful effects of tobacco use. Throughout June, large photos of littered cigarette butts, smoldering cigarettes and a slew of other images were displayed at the
Gaston (NC) Gazette
added Aug 23, 2018 12:06
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[California] Ban the butts to flick toxic cigarette filters out of SF

From July to December 2017, San Francisco kept 100,000 butts off the streets by making cigarette ashcans publicly available in the Richmond and Sunset districts. That number will grow as the City installs more ashcans in other neighborhoods. San Francisc
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Aug 22, 2018 19:54
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[UK] Picture shows piles of cigarette butts outside Glenfield Hospital - next to no smoking sign

The wife of a patient at Glenfield Hospital says her husband has had to shut the windows because so many people are smoking outside. Charlotte Watkins-Gregory, 28, took to Twitter to blast smokers, sharing a picture of a pile of cigarette ends next to a
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Aug 22, 2018 17:26
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truth® exposes unexpected ways tobacco affects young people

smoking may also dull your taste buds, harm the environment and even impact your sex life? The latest videos from truth®, televised during the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards, continue to expose the facts about ways tobacco use impacts things young people car
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:04
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[Canada] BARDE: Whistler's prohibitive approach to smoking isn't working

Asking people to smoke responsibly is a difficult, awkward conversation to have—one that I've historically avoided. But according to Nelson, it's essential. "If someone just throws a cigarette butt, it's your obligation," he tells me. "They (will) proba
PIQUE Newsmagazine (Whistler, BC) (ca)
added Aug 20, 2018 01:59
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[Ohio] Westerville places 'No Smoking' signs in city parks

The city passed an ordinance back in July that went into effect earlier this month. Thursday, the city started installing signed at park entrances and trails. Electronic cigarettes are also banned from parks.
nbc4i (Dublin, OH)
added Aug 19, 2018 12:27
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[France] Latest Attraction at French Theme Park: Crows That Pick Up Trash

“We want to educate people not to throw their garbage on the ground,”..,.especially true of smokers who casually flick lit cigarettes and extinguish them with the tips of their shoes...device called “The Crowbar” to teach crows to pick up half-smoked cig
New York Times
added Aug 18, 2018 14:57
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[California] Council approves ordinance which prohibits smoking at all City of Fontana parks

The Fontana City Council unanimously approved on Aug. 14 an ordinance that prohibits smoking in all City of Fontana parks, a proposal which was made earlier this year by Smokebusters, a local youth group, and the American Lung Association (ALA). Fontana
Fontana (CA) Herald News
added Aug 19, 2018 12:25
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[Oregon] Council adopts smokefree downtown public right-of-ways and opt-in option city-wide

The ordinance is designed to promote community health by reducing the exposure and impacts of secondhand smoke and cigarette litter.
Eugene (OR) Daily News
added Aug 11, 2018 15:10
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[UK] Britain's litter crisis is getting WORSE, with a 40 per cent rise in rubbish since 2014 and cigarette butts and food packaging covering over two thirds of public spaces

A Keep Britain Tidy survey of more than 7,000 locations found 14 per cent were ‘heavily’ littered... Cigarette butts were the most commonly found item at 79 per cent of sites, followed by confectionery packaging at 60 per cent and soft drink cans and bot
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 11, 2018 23:05
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