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[UK-Scotland] Litter in Scotland on the rise, says INCPEN

Conducted by Keep Scotland Beautiful, the study was carried out across 120 sites in Edinburgh, Falkirk, Renfrewshire and Inverness. According to the survey, cigarette butts and gum made up the bulk of the litter count.
Packaging News (uk)
added Jan 5, 2017 15:39
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[California] SF's cigarette 'litter' fee on packs sold increases to 60 cents

San Francisco’s fee on cigarette sales to pay for cleaning up litter has increased 50 percent for a total of 60 cents per pack. Around 12 million packs of cigarettes are sold in San Francisco annually, and a large portion of those smoked butts — and pac
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jan 3, 2017 07:18
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[Georgia] Atlanta’s new method of cigarette bud disposal

The City of Atlanta is installing 50 cigarette and ash receptacles in the highly traveled sidewalks of downtown Atlanta. The installations are attributed to the Clean Streets Program, a part of the city’s zero-waste goal which allows smokers to safely an
Georgia State University Signal
added Jan 2, 2017 00:36
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New Zealand anti-litter charity funded by tobacco company

British American Tobacco (BAT) generate over a third of Keep New Zealand Beautiful's income, Newshub can reveal. BAT's contribution to the anti-litter charity has risen from $100,000 to nearly $200,000 a year since 2008.
Newshub (nz)
added Dec 30, 2016 17:13
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[Illinois] Cigarette butts make up nearly half of trash at Chicago beaches, study shows

At Ohio Street Beach, 57,066 pieces of litter — nearly a ton — were collected April through October from 2003 to 2014. Of that total, 41.9 percent of items collected was cigarette butts, even though smoking has been prohibited along the lakefront since 2
Chicago Tribune
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
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[UK] More than £750 court bill for litterbug who threw cigarette out of car window

Litterbug Russell Bloor has been hit with a £761 court bill after throwing a cigarette butt out of his car window in Staffordshire. A council warden saw Bloor throw the cigarette away outside the Co-op, in Leek Road, Hanley, last July.
Burton Mail (uk)
added Dec 26, 2016 16:27
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[Australia] Avoid intimacy, NEVER wear a white bikini and loud music is simply unacceptable: Etiquette guru on how to behave on the beach this summer

'Do not smoke on the beach (many beaches have restrictions) out of respect for others. 'If you are desperate for a cigarette move away from the beach and remember to place your butts into the rubbish. Help the cleaners and reduce the hundreds of disgust
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 26, 2016 16:22
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Smokers chased in Beijing as China considers national law

Zealous volunteers and anti-smoking advocates have made some headway against millions of occasionally intransigent smokers and the state-run cigarette monopoly, a large and powerful force in China's government and economy.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 15, 2016 19:45
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[Canada] Excessive tax to blame for contraband

On behalf of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association just short of 20,000 cigarette butts were picked up and subjected to analysis. The results were surprising. Just over a quarter of the butts picked up in Toronto and surrounding area were contraband
North Bay (Ont) Nugget (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:44
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[Alabama] The Grinch strikes back! Dr Seuss-themed Christmas float goes up in flames after driver 'flicks cigarette out of car'

The float, a mobile version of Whoville, where Dr Seuss' characters live, was headed for a parade in Hunstville, Alabama Thursday when it burnt to the ground. It belonged to a Facebook community group that helps reunite lost pets with their owners in Mad
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 3, 2016 00:39
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