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[UK] *THIS* is what we’re talking about when we ask people not to drop cigarettes on dry grass.

The London Fire Brigade has today issued an urgent safety warning following the largest grass fire in its history and a series of other grass fires across the capital. Firefighters are concerned that there will be further incidents if the public doesn’t
Parikiaki (uk)
added Jul 25, 2018 15:42
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[Oregon] Council adopts smokefree downtown public right-of-ways and opt-in option city-wide

Eugene’s City Council voted 6-2 last night to adopt an ordinance expanding smokefree areas on public right-of-ways within the downtown core, with property owners having the option to opt out of the ordinance. The ordinance also includes an “opt-in” optio
City of Eugene, Oregon
added Aug 11, 2018 15:13
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[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: 'Stop using the world as your cigarette-butt can' [editorial]

it seems some people seem to think cigarette butts are in some special category that makes it acceptable to drop them on city streets, suburban sidewalks, parks, beaches, anywhere people stroll. It’s not acceptable. And yet people who never would hurl a
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:30
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Cigarette smokers are trashing scenic bayfront: Letters to the editor

I often think when we go down to the bayfront that if the city would invest in some smoker poles, maybe we wouldn’t have as many cigarette butts littering the area. But then I think that maybe if the smokers were responsible and respectful of our beautif
Erie (PA) Times-News
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[New Jersey] EDELSTEIN: Split Decision: Edelstein says banning smoking outdoors is kind of crazy

I don’t smoke anymore, wish I never did, will never again, and think it’s gross. But I also think people should be able to enjoy this particular legal vice outdoors.
The Trentonian
added Jul 25, 2018 15:10
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[Australia] Cigarettes a real pain in the butt

A nation-wide marine debris database has shown that cigarette butts are one of the most common forms of rubbish collected on Coffs Harbour beaches. Tangaroa Blue Foundation is an Australian-wide not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the removal and p
Coffs Coast (NSW) Advocate (au)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04
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[Wisconsin] Tenant: neighbors tossed cigarettes off balcony of building where fire started

Fire victims who just found out they lost their belongings because of someone's careless use of a cigarette were allowed back inside their apartments Wednesday, nearly a week after fire engulfed the building.
WBAY-TV Ch. 2 (Green Bay, WI)
added Jul 19, 2018 21:53
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[New York] LETTER: Cigarette litter impacts us all (letter to the editor)

I commend Assemblyman Matteo for passing the series of anti-litter bills. One of the most littered items is cigarette butts.... NYC is very fortunate to have smoke-free parks and beaches, but we must continue to increase the number of voluntary tobacco-f
Staten Island (NY) Live
added Jul 16, 2018 14:34
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[UK-Wales] Smoking Litter Still A Big Problem In Wales

A new report published by Keep Wales Tidy has revealed the prevalence of smoking-related litter and the far-reaching impacts on our health, wildlife and environment. During recent street cleanliness surveys, smoking-related litter was found on 80.3% of
Wales247 (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:41
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[Canada] Holy smokes! 57 kg worth of cigarette butts picked up in Igloolik

People in Igloolik, Nunavut, are noticing how clean their streets and public spaces are after picking up 57 kilograms worth of cigarette butts during its community cleanup. Car overload: Iqaluit has 6,000 vehicles, only 8,000 residents With an average c
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 8, 2018 21:55
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