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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

[UK] Secret ashtrays, three-day-old food and FILTHY tray tables: Cabin crew reveal the secrets they never tell passengers about flying

A flight attendant revealed: 'There are ash trays on the lav doors beside the no smoking sign , for those passengers who are adamant and still decide to smoke so that they won't just trash the lit cigarette in the bin which could lead to a fire .'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 27, 2016 18:04

California governor vetoes ban on public smoking at colleges

The bill would have allowed school trustees and board members to decide whether to fine campus smokers up to $100. In a veto message, the Democratic governor noted that the schools’ governing boards already have that authority...Brown also announced that
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 27, 2016 12:01

Cigarettes and chewing gum are still the biggest litter problems in Ireland

The 2015 National Litter Pollution Monitoring System Report shows that cigarette litter and gum are the two most common causes of litter. MInister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten said the report shows Ireland is tackling
The (ie)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:53

[Canada] Businesses could soon be on hook for cigarette-butt cleanup

New rules requiring business owners to pick up cigarette butts outside their establishments took a step closer to reality Wednesday. The City’s Licensing and Standards Committee voted to change the bylaws around clearing litter from boulevards, sidewalks
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Sep 22, 2016 15:30

[Asia-pacific] Ex-Philip Morris Ferrari F1 Boss Detained, Fined In Singapore For Cigarette Butt: Reports

Ferrari Formula One team principal Maurizio Arrivabene spent six hours in custody after throwing a cigarette butt in the street...It’s a weirdly fitting thing for Arrivabene to get busted by The Man for, given that he came to Ferrari from tobacco company
added Sep 19, 2016 15:14

[UK-Northern Ireland] Police issue cigarette warning to drivers after motorway oil spill

A MAJOR oil spill affecting motorway traffic has led to police warning drivers not to discard lit cigarettes on the road.
The Irish News (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 23:33

[UK-Wales] Bookshop owner's fury after he is fined for dropping a cigarette butt into his OWN cellar

Was smoking outside his shop and discarded butt down ventilation grid / It leads to his cellar where there was pile of rubbish he later swept up / Enforcement officer 'hiding between cars' fined him £75
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:44
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[Ohio] Chardon leaders eye expanding smoking ban, adding teeth to lawn maintenance laws

recent complaints from residents and business owners prompted Council’s Legislative Committee to mull a more extensive policy at an Aug. 31 meeting. “They object to the depositing of cigarette butts on the street and secondhand smoke at times entering th
Willoughby (OH) News-Herald
added Sep 1, 2016 14:40

happy 100th, national parks! now, how about going 100 percent smoke-free?

A 100 percent smoke-free policy for national parks would mean: Curbing cigarette butts littered alongside America’s treasures. Cigarettes are the no. 1 most littered item...Protecting the environment from the toxicity of cigarette waste...Safer park visi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 25, 2016 12:58
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