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[California] Long Beach hopes to stamp out cigarette butt litter

Thirty-three businesses along the city’s Broadway corridor have already signed up for the “Can Your Butts” campaign, which provides participants with posters, pocket ashtrays and cigarette waste receptacles.
Long Beach (CA) Press-Telegram
added Apr 1, 2017 21:43

[California] City Aims to Curb Cigarette Litter with New Waste Receptacles, Recycling Program

The City of Long Beach took new measures to curb littering and promote recycling by unveiling the first cigarette butt waste receptacle of the Can Your Butts program at Gallagher’s Pub and Grill on Broadway Friday afternoon. Second District Councilmembe
Long Beach (CA) Post
added Apr 1, 2017 18:06

[Connecticut] Bulldog Butt Hunt slated for April 18 to address tobacco litter on campus

Tobacco-Free Yale is hosting the Bulldog Butt Hunt, a volunteer collection event during Earth Week. In 2015, President Salovey announced the Tobacco-Free Yale campaign aimed at creating a healthy, tobacco-free campus through awareness events, smoking ces
Yale News
added Mar 31, 2017 01:57
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[Pennsylvania] Ridley OKs smoking ban in township parks and fields

With the approval of Ordinance No.2029 by the commissioners at their March meeting, township parks and athletic fields will now be tobacco free. “Tobacco-free parks provide children with a clean and healthy place to play, as discarded tobacco waste makes
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Mar 30, 2017 16:17
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[UK] Non-smoking driver, 21, accuses her council of 'scamming motorists' after she was fined for throwing a cigarette butt out of her car window

Amber Webb was given a £50 fine after a Community Protection Officer claimed to have seen her throw the item out of her car. But the 21-year-old's outraged family claim she has been 'victimised and scammed' by Nottingham City Council.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2017 18:39

[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Keep those butts off our beaches

By this summer, Old Lyme is expected to join the list. It makes sense for all Connecticut communities to find a way to keep their parks and beaches tobacco free. Two states – Maine and Oregon – have regulations banning smoking at state-owned parks and be
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 25, 2017 20:55

[Oklahoma] Student advocates say no to tobacco, yes to cleanup

"The whole reason why we're here is because it is tobacco-free and we're still finding cigarette butts in our park," Buechele said. "I have a daughter who's 2, and I bring here to the park to play, and secondhand smoke is so harmful. I don't want my daug
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Mar 24, 2017 17:14

[UK] NOT LOVIN' IT Mum ordered to pay £580 for dropping cigarette in McDonald’s car park – even though she claims she wasn’t smoking

Jennifer Bell, 32, refused to pay an initial £75 fine despite Hull City Council sending her photographic evidence – insisting the fag butt was not hers. Mum Jennifer was hit with a £580 fine after being found guilty of littering at Hull branch of McDona
The Sun (uk)
added Mar 23, 2017 14:05
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[UK] Litter penalties will rise, warns council, as cabbie is fined £580 for dropping cigarette butt in Bromley

“Fixed penalty notices for littering are set to intensify and are intended to serve as an expensive warning that this sort of behaviour simply isn’t acceptable in our borough.”
Biggin Hill Today (uk)
added Mar 21, 2017 13:52
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[UK] An Orpington taxi driver has been ordered to pay £580 after throwing a cigarette on the ground

Paul Coates, of Deacons Leas, was found guilty of littering at Bromley Magistrates' Court and was fined £250 as well as having to pay £300 costs and a £30 surcharge.
Kent Live (Kent and Sussex Courier/Sevenoaks Chronicle) (uk)
added Mar 21, 2017 13:49
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