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[China] Chinese City Snuffs Out Cigarette-Butt Campaign

cleanliness has proved too popular. Local government officials endeavored to rid the city of errant cigarette butts by offering to exchange them for tissues—a pack of 200 of them for every 50 butts. It was part of a broader Communist Party push for bette
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Oct 26, 2016 13:28
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Why Smoking Bans Could Help The Environment

From their creation to their use, tobacco cigarettes impact the environment negatively, killing forests as quickly as they kill people. Abundant research has pinpointed the most disastrous effects of cigarettes so smokers and non-smokers alike can unders
The Global Dispatch
added Oct 25, 2016 19:15
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[Asia, China] Campaign to clear Chinese city of cigarette butts called off after proving too successful

received more than 4.8 million cigarette butts and gave out nearly 100,000 packets of tissues during the event. He said one resident even took 9,100 butts to the office one day and the participants, most of them elderly people, packed the office...appeare
South China Morning Post
added Oct 23, 2016 14:19
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GARZA: California's big butt problem

Should it pass (and it should), the Prop. 56 money could be used on tobacco public education campaigns that include anti-butt-littering messages. I suggest a campaign targeting people like my neighbors and their friends who I assume simply don’t realize
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 18, 2016 14:59
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[UK] Smokers claims of being targeted by litter cops backed up by new figures which show 2 in 3 fines are for dropped butts

Of the 882 fines handed out by 3GS officers, 602 were issued for dropped butts, backing up claims by smokers who said they were being singled out as easy targets. In contrast, the numbers fined for general litter, fly-tipping and dog poo – which residen
Brighton and Hove News (uk)
added Oct 18, 2016 14:35
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[Canada] Cigarette butts could soon be costly for Toronto's bars, restaurants

It's a chargeable offence in the city of Toronto to throw litter on public or private property, and new regulations are making it mandatory for business owners to provide receptacles for patrons who smoke.
Metro (ca)
added Oct 11, 2016 14:42
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[Asia, India] Govt bans plastic use in tobacco packaging

The Union environment ministry has banned the use of plastic in packaging pouches and sachets of gutkha, tobacco and pan masala. Tonnes of plastic waste generated from such packets necessitated the decision. This comes months after the ministry overhaule
Asian Age (in)
added Oct 10, 2016 03:14
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[UK] Pupils join global call for tougher smoking rules

Primary school pupils in Llantwit Major have been picking up cigarette butts from a local beach to mark World Environmental Health Day. World Environmental Health Day, run by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, is calling for tougher smoking
Bridgend & Portheawl GEM (uk)
added Oct 6, 2016 15:57
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[California] Smoking hot! Melanie Griffith, 59, shows off her slim figure in all black attire while puffing a cigarette in LA

The 59-year-old actress looked youthful while puffing away on a cigarette.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 5, 2016 14:53
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Estimating cigarette tax avoidance and evasion: evidence from a national sample of littered packs [FREE FULL TEXT]

What this study adds Evidence that the discarded cigarette pack method can be used to study tobacco tax non-compliance across many geographic areas. Documentation of substantial but geographically varying tobacco tax non-compliance in the USA.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 4, 2016 14:57
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