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CURTIS: Hold the Tobacco Industry Responsible for Harming our Global Environment

responsibility for the serious, global environmental damage resulting from the production, use and disposal of tobacco products. It’s time for new regulations that hold the tobacco industry responsible for contaminating the environment, humans, and animal
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08

5 ways cigarette litter impacts the environment

Cigarettes make up more than one-third—nearly 38 percent—of all collected litter. Disposing of cigarettes on the ground or out of a car is so common that 75 percent of smokers report doing it. All these cigarette butts cost big bucks to clean up. Cities
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 21, 2017 18:25

North Bay lawmaker proposes ban on smoking at California beaches and parks

Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-Greenbrae, argues his legislation is necessary to address health risks of secondhand smoke, as well as the unsightly and environmentally unfriendly practice of discarding cigarette butts in public outdoor spaces. “Smokers have
Sonoma (CA) Index Tribune
added Apr 20, 2017 14:52
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[UK] Smokers warned about the damaging effects of nicotine...on defenceless trees in Frinton's former leafy Connaught Avenue

SMOKERS who drop cigarette butts in tree enclosures are warned their mindless actions could kill young roots. An unofficial safeguarding warning is being voiced across Frinton to prevent new trees from being poisoned soon after they are planted.
Clacton and Frinton Gazette (uk)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:59

[California] CSUF Fresh Air Advocates pick up 18,343 cigarette butts to promote a smoke-free, healthy campus

Daily Titan (Cal State Fullerton)
added Apr 18, 2017 13:21

[UK] HM Government Litter Strategy for England (PDF)

We believe that councils and the wider public sector, as well as manufacturers and associated trade bodies, need to think about ways to address this litter issue. We are mindful that such discussions should be compliant with the World Health Organisati
added Apr 11, 2017 15:00
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[UK] CLEAN BREAK You could be fined up to £150 for dropping a cigarette under new litterbug laws that could also see drivers held responsible for passengers hurling garbage out of your car

The new measures are being consulted on as part of a national litter strategy, and will also see councils update “binfrastructure” with new designs and better distribution of public litter bins to make it easier for people to discard rubbish.
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 11, 2017 14:57

[UK] LEADSOM: It’s time to clean up our act – litter louts can’t be allowed to spoil Britain

Whether it’s cigarette ends or crisp packets, litter spoils our streets and blights our green spaces. ...The strategy we have just launched, the first of its kind in England, is designed to clean up our streets, making England an even better place to liv
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 11, 2017 14:55

Cigarette Litter Prevention Program

Lack of awareness of the environmental impact of cigarette butt litter has caused the littering rate of cigarette butts to grow to 65% in recent years and continues to be an emerging concern.
Keep America Beautul
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59

Program Reduces Cigarette Litter By 60 Percent

Keep America Beautiful...announced an average 60 percent reduction in cigarette litter in communities that implemented its Cigarette Litter Prevention Program in 2016, a 10 percent increase over the 2015 program results. The Cigarette Litter Prevention Pr
added Apr 7, 2017 16:30
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