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[Illinois] Letter: Watch your butts; keep R.I. parks beautiful

The Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department has committed to placing signs around playgrounds in most of the city’s parks to bring awareness of smoking around children. The aim of the initiative is to encourage a smoke-free surrounding for children o
The Dispatch
added Jul 3, 2017 14:51
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what do half of america’s best beaches have in common?

The 2017 list of top beaches compiled by coastal expert ... includes 10 destinations he evaluated based on 50 factors, from water quality and wildlife abundance to public safety and cleanliness....Cigarette litter is also damaging to the environment in ot
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 30, 2017 18:36
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[Asia] ‘Horrible Tragedy’ as Fuel Tanker Fire in Pakistan Leaves at Least 150 Dead

news reports quoted witnesses blaming a lit cigarette tossed by a passer-by.
New York Times
added Jun 26, 2017 00:53
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[Canada] Halifax councillor proposes cigarette butt recycling pilot project

Coun. Tony Mancini has discovered a program adopted by Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver he thinks could work in Halifax.
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:22
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[California] DENNEY: Knowing what works

Suing someone who makes fun of the idiocy of putting ashtrays in a smokefree area....When CEAC and the City of Berkeley want to get serious...health advocates who have radically changed the world despite tremendous odds and Big Tobacco stand ready to help
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Jun 7, 2017 01:41
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[California] San Francisco puts a litter mitigation fee of 20c pack on cigarettes.

Twitter
added May 31, 2017 18:06
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae, Uae: Dubai] It's not just smoke, cigarette butts kill, too

The theme for this year is "Tobacco - a threat to development." Despite a fine of Dh500, volunteers collect thousands of kilos of cigarette waste around Dubai each time a clean-up campaign is carried out. Recently, the Dubai Municipality gathered 30kg of
Khaleej Times (ae)
added May 30, 2017 22:48
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The beach bum guide to America: Siesta Beach on Florida's gulf coast - with its 'powdered sugar' sands - is named the best in the country

In recent years, he has given extra points to beaches that prohibit smoking, saying cigarette butts are not only environmentally damaging, but can ruin the experience for beach-goers.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2017 03:08
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Tobacco: a threat to our oceans

Each year, 4.5 trillion cigarette butts are littered... This year’s Ocean Conference, 5-9 June, comes mere days after World No Tobacco Day 2017, the theme of which is “Tobacco – a threat to development”. This year’s theme recognizes tobacco’s widespread
UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
added May 25, 2017 00:34
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[New York] Clifton Park to ban smoking in all parks, trails

“The Town Board felt that, at this juncture, it would be prudent to implement a blanket ban on smoking in our parks,” he said. Barrett, who has frequented parks around town to watch his sons play sports, especially the Clifton Common, said that while he
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added May 23, 2017 12:31
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