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SMOKING BAN WILL NOT EXTEND TO ALL NEW JERSEY BEACHES AND PARKS

But John Weber, the mid-Atlantic regional manager for the Surfrider Foundation, worried about the confusion this could cause for beachgoers. Nobody lights up in restaurants anymore, he noted, because the public is clear that it is illegal. Smoking bans a
NJ Spotlight
added Jul 21, 2016 04:28
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Make a Blade Out of Discarded Cigarette Filters

Heat the edges of your cigarette filter until they’re soft enough to mold, but sticky enough to hold their shape. You’ll want to use two or three filters for this, but once they’re warm and soft, press them down together as flat as you can until they’re
LifeHacker (blog)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:31
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[Massachusetts] Salem to Add 50 New Cigarette "Butt Bins"

as a part of Salem's "Park Your Butts Here" campaign. SalemRecycles and the Salem Department of Public Works have identified new areas for placement; such as parks and restaurants outside of downtown.
Patch.org
added Jul 15, 2016 18:32
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5 trillion cigarette butts posing worldwide pollution threat

Littered cigarette butts may be an important source of metal contaminants leaching into the marine environment and potentially entering the food chain, suggests research published online in the journal Tobacco Control.
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Jul 15, 2016 18:31
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What Happens to the Billions of Cigarette Butts on the Beach?

While the reactions of plants and animals to increased metal content can also vary – some will be adversely affected, others will increase their tolerance of the metals – the researchers point out that public awareness of the toxicity of discarded cigare
How Stuff Works
added Jul 14, 2016 15:32
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[Louisiana] Picking up 52.9 Million Plastic Cigarette Butts off Beaches

That is the disgustingly large number of cigarette butts beach cleanup volunteers have collected over the past 25 years during the International Coastal Cleanup, an annual event sponsored by the Ocean Conservancy. Consistently the number one piece of li
NOAA Office of Response and Restoration
added Jul 14, 2016 15:32
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[Maryland] Recycling program collects 55000 cigarette butts from Baltimore's Inner Harbor in six months

A recycling initiative collected 55,000 cigarette butts during its first six months in the Harbor East neighborhood, according to a news release. The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore started the program by installing 15 recycling receptacles and now
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Jul 13, 2016 20:02
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[UK] Kettering hospital apologises to residents unhappy with aftermath of smoking ban

But the introduction of the new smoke-free policy which does not allow smoking anywhere on its grounds, including outside hospital buildings, has upset some people living nearby. One resident contacted the Northants Telegraph and said: “As you can see f
Northamptonshire Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 12, 2016 14:16
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[UK] Student, 22, is fined £75 by litter police he says 'pounced like vultures' when they saw him spit out cigarette ash he'd swallowed

An accounting student was slapped with a £75 fine by litter police after they saw him spit out cigarette ash he had accidentally swallowed. Nofil Hydri, 22, said the civil enforcement officers pounced like 'vultures' when he coughed up his cigarette out
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 11, 2016 21:47
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Metals leaching from discarded cigarettes found along the Persian Gulf

The team found traces of cadmium, iron, arsenic, nickel, copper, zinc and manganese. Iron was the predominant metal across all samples, with up to an average of 166µg/g found across all sites. Dobaradaran also took samples 10 days later to find out wheth
Royal Society of Chemistry (uk)
added Jul 11, 2016 20:57
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