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[Illinois] Cigarette butts make up nearly half of trash at Chicago beaches, study shows

At Ohio Street Beach, 57,066 pieces of litter — nearly a ton — were collected April through October from 2003 to 2014. Of that total, 41.9 percent of items collected was cigarette butts, even though smoking has been prohibited along the lakefront since 2
Chicago Tribune
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34

[UK] More than £750 court bill for litterbug who threw cigarette out of car window

Litterbug Russell Bloor has been hit with a £761 court bill after throwing a cigarette butt out of his car window in Staffordshire. A council warden saw Bloor throw the cigarette away outside the Co-op, in Leek Road, Hanley, last July.
Burton Mail (uk)
added Dec 26, 2016 16:27
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[Australia] Avoid intimacy, NEVER wear a white bikini and loud music is simply unacceptable: Etiquette guru on how to behave on the beach this summer

'Do not smoke on the beach (many beaches have restrictions) out of respect for others. 'If you are desperate for a cigarette move away from the beach and remember to place your butts into the rubbish. Help the cleaners and reduce the hundreds of disgust
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 26, 2016 16:22

Smokers chased in Beijing as China considers national law

Zealous volunteers and anti-smoking advocates have made some headway against millions of occasionally intransigent smokers and the state-run cigarette monopoly, a large and powerful force in China's government and economy.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 15, 2016 19:45

[Canada] Excessive tax to blame for contraband

On behalf of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association just short of 20,000 cigarette butts were picked up and subjected to analysis. The results were surprising. Just over a quarter of the butts picked up in Toronto and surrounding area were contraband
North Bay (Ont) Nugget (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:44

[Alabama] The Grinch strikes back! Dr Seuss-themed Christmas float goes up in flames after driver 'flicks cigarette out of car'

The float, a mobile version of Whoville, where Dr Seuss' characters live, was headed for a parade in Hunstville, Alabama Thursday when it burnt to the ground. It belonged to a Facebook community group that helps reunite lost pets with their owners in Mad
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 3, 2016 00:39

[Canada] Illegal smokes on the rise

More than one-quarter of all the butts tossed to the curb are contraband and the numbers are rising. Almost 35% of Barrie smokers are lighting up contraband cigarettes, compared to approximately 20% in 2015. Between Sept. 1 and 19, WrightOn Marketing co
Barrie (Ont) Examiner (ca)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:25

[Canada] Study finds almost half of discarded cigarettes butts at UBC are contraband

British Columbia remains a significant market for untaxed contraband cigarettes, according to a study by the Western Convenience Stores Association. The majority, which are being manufactured on First Nations reserves in Eastern Canada, are finding their
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:28

[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Korean Military Attempts to Foil The West

“The central authorities are collecting tinfoil to support the military,” a source in North Hamgyong province told RFA. “While tinfoil is used inside a pack of filter cigarettes, it now has a military purpose.”
Radio Free Asia (RFA)
added Nov 17, 2016 02:16

[Europe] Focus on the filter

PMI uses recessed-filter technology also in its new-generation products. In November 2015, it launched Parliament HeatSticks for its iQOS... BAT, too, has expanded use of its Flow Filter technology... Flavor capsule technology has been one of tobacco’s m
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 31, 2016 01:17
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