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[New Jersey] SGA works to move ashtrays further from buildings

Non-smokers, are urging others to smoke further away from school buildings. Last week, during a Student Government Association meeting, Michelle Pan, chair of the student life committee, talked about the initiative to relocate ashtrays.
The Setonian (Seton Hall University)
added Sep 30, 2017 21:32
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[New York] Student push for smoking ban at Genesee County parks

Students from Genesee County’s Reality Check program have noticed a big problem of littered cigarettes scattered all across county parks. So they’ve decided to do something about it. This Saturday, September 30, with plastic bags in hand, the students
The Batavian (Batavia County, NY)
added Sep 28, 2017 01:40
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[Iowa] Garner residents prevent smoking ban proposal

Those in attendance, however, strongly opposed any sort of ban. One noted that he should be allowed to smoke in parks, and would move away from children and other people bothered by his smoke. Another mentioned that cigarette litter is always going to be
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 27, 2017 16:31
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[Asia, India] Cigarette butts can be used to eliminate malaria-causing mosquitoes

latest issue of the journal Environmental Science and Pollution Research. Besides nicotine -- a known poison -- CBs contain a mixture of toxic substances including heavy metals, Kadarkarai Murugan, lead author and Vice Chancellor of Thiruvalluvar Univer
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:26
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[UK] Thousands of smokers hit by litter squad in Liverpool

Kingdom litter teams have been directly targeting smokers in Liverpool - with cigarette butt penalties making up over 90% of all tickets handed out. The squads, which have proved controversial in recent months amid claims they have been over-zealous in
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Sep 22, 2017 12:19
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[Asia, India] LMRC to frisk passengers for tobacco products from next week

With instances of people littering and spitting inside Metro stations showing no signs of abating, Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) has decided to frisk all passengers, both men and women, at the entry points of stations from next week to prevent the
Times of India
added Sep 18, 2017 23:57
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[Iowa] Waterloo man pushes for park smoking ban

The 40-year-old resident has been flagging cigarette butts he finds in Lafayette Park to raise awareness for his campaign to ban smoking and tobacco products from his hometown's park system. He's particularly concerned about the health effects of second
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Sep 17, 2017 19:38
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[Louisiana] VEDROS: Smoking banned but not stopped

My problem comes when the guy next to me in class decides to pull out his e-cig and puff away like a steam locomotive. Either way, it’s a give-and-take issue. He has the right to smoke, but I have the right to clean air, especially in the classroom.
UNO Driftwood: The student news site of the University of New Orleans
added Sep 17, 2017 20:15
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[Maryland] Salisbury gives final OK to smoking ban

An ordinance that bans smoking and vaping at Salisbury’s parks, playgrounds and other public spaces won final approval from the Salisbury City Council. The ban applies to all areas of the City Park, including all parking areas, trails, picnic island, th
DelmarvaNow.com
added Sep 15, 2017 02:08
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[UK] Bin Your Butt campaign to be launched in Ferndown

Litter Free Dorset - a group of local organisations, charities and community groups who work together to reduce the social, economic and environmental impacts of litter - is launching its Bin Your Butt campaign in Ferndown this month.
Somerset Live (uk)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:04
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