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[France] No ifs, no butts: a ban on French smokers’ filter-flicking habit

In the past year, the city’s Socialist government has almost doubled fines from €35 to €68. About 30,000 public bins with special rims for extinguishing butts have been installed throughout the city. The government has even distributed tens of thousands
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 11, 2016 15:41
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South Australian smokers pay more than $50,000 a year in fines for cigarette crimes intended to cut smoking

More than $57,000 of fines were issued to smokers last financial year for lighting up in cars with kids, at playgrounds, in bus shelters, on train platforms and for throwing lit butts out of the car, latest police figures show. And since last month, smo
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Aug 9, 2016 20:50
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[South Carolina] Cigarette butts on the beach is the No. 1 litter problem in Charleston, officials say

A pilot project here aims to raise public awareness of the coast’s biggest litter problem: cigarette butts. The state received $5,000 for the Cigarette Litter Reduction Pilot Study: Folly Beach from the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation and National O
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Aug 9, 2016 16:13
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South Australian smokers pay more than $50,000 a year in fines for cigarette crimes intended to cut smoking

More than $57,000 of fines were issued to smokers last financial year for lighting up in cars with kids, at playgrounds, in bus shelters, on train platforms and for throwing lit butts out of the car, latest police figures show. And since last month, smo
Adelaide Now -- The Advertiser and Sunday Mail (au)
added Aug 9, 2016 14:37
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[New Jersey] 'Beaches into ashtrays': After conditional veto, smoking still OK on most NJ beaches

New Jersey Sierra Club director Jeff Tittel said he believes Christie is "sacrificing" the health and safety of people on the beach with the veto, considering secondhand smoke and potentially lit cigarettes buried in the sand..."We shouldn't be OK with t
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Aug 7, 2016 03:35
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Social Q’s: Angry Over an Ashtray

The ashtray she bought is shiny, red and highly inviting to our toddler. She placed it on our shared patio. Now we have two problems: an ashtray outside the back door, and our child’s interest in it. My husband is livid! Help put out this fire.
New York Times
added Aug 4, 2016 19:31
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[UK] Global Business / Local Focus (PDF)

This document sets out the tobacco industry’s contribution to the UK, its economy and its communities...we believe that a new model for regulating the tobacco sector is required that emphasises partnership working to address a number of the shared challe
Tobacco Manufacturers Association (TMA) (uk)
added Aug 3, 2016 18:51
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[UK] TMA launches new report: ‘Global Business, Local Focus’

This report sets out the tobacco industry’s work and contribution in the UK: the thousands of high value jobs it creates; the network of some 35,000 small shops in every single constituency in the UK that it sustains; its significant investment in resear
Tobacco Manufacturers Association (TMA) (uk)
added Aug 3, 2016 18:31
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] They can only puff in designated yellow circles in heritage enclave

George Town is believed to be the only no-smoking district in Malaysia with these little corners of refuge for smokers. The corners are not roofed so the smoke will dissipate quickly. And you will have to carry your own portable ashtray. “No one will th
The Star (my)
added Aug 2, 2016 18:47
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To Deal with Pesky Cigarette Trash, Oklahoma City Turns to Recycling

a group of organizations have collaborated to install 23 cigarette recycling stations on light poles in downtown Oklahoma City. The aluminum boxes will serve as collection points for filters and other tobacco products, and the nonprofit group Downtown OK
Government Technology
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
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