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[UK] Half of smokers throw cigarette ends down the drain despite pollution fears

A study for environment charity Keep Britain Tidy found 52% of daily smokers polled said they did not see a problem with getting rid of their cigarette butts in this way. Meanwhile, only 53% of those surveyed said they realised ends would finish up in t
Press Association (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 07:01
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BRITSCHGI: Buttinskies Demand Ban On Cigarette Filters

Don't blame smokers for cigarette butts on the street. Blame the policies that pushed them to smoke there / The two great nanny-state forces—anti-tobacco activists and nitpicking environmentalists—have joined forces to take on a common foe: cigarette filt
Reason Magazine
added Aug 29, 2018 06:16
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Cigarette butts are biggest sea pollutant

Environmental activists are calling for a ban on cigarette filters after they were revealed to be the most commonly found pollutant in the sea. Several groups have launched campaigns after Ocean Conservancy, an American charity, said that they have been
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:14
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[California] Plastic straw ban? Cigarette butts are the single greatest source of ocean trash

A leading tobacco industry academic, a California lawmaker and a worldwide surfing organization are among those arguing cigarette filters should be banned. The nascent campaign hopes to be bolstered by linking activists focused on human health with those
NBC News
added Aug 28, 2018 06:01
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[North Carolina] Gaston leaders hear teens’ thoughts on tobacco

This summer, a group of local teenagers with Tobacco Free Gaston used photos to showcase the harmful effects of tobacco use. Throughout June, large photos of littered cigarette butts, smoldering cigarettes and a slew of other images were displayed at the
Gaston (NC) Gazette
added Aug 23, 2018 12:06
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truth® exposes unexpected ways tobacco affects young people

smoking may also dull your taste buds, harm the environment and even impact your sex life? The latest videos from truth®, televised during the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards, continue to expose the facts about ways tobacco use impacts things young people car
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:04
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[California] Ban the butts to flick toxic cigarette filters out of SF

From July to December 2017, San Francisco kept 100,000 butts off the streets by making cigarette ashcans publicly available in the Richmond and Sunset districts. That number will grow as the City installs more ashcans in other neighborhoods. San Francisc
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Aug 22, 2018 19:54
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[UK] Picture shows piles of cigarette butts outside Glenfield Hospital - next to no smoking sign

The wife of a patient at Glenfield Hospital says her husband has had to shut the windows because so many people are smoking outside. Charlotte Watkins-Gregory, 28, took to Twitter to blast smokers, sharing a picture of a pile of cigarette ends next to a
Leicester Mercury (uk)
added Aug 22, 2018 17:26
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[Canada] BARDE: Whistler's prohibitive approach to smoking isn't working

Asking people to smoke responsibly is a difficult, awkward conversation to have—one that I've historically avoided. But according to Nelson, it's essential. "If someone just throws a cigarette butt, it's your obligation," he tells me. "They (will) proba
PIQUE Newsmagazine (Whistler, BC) (ca)
added Aug 20, 2018 01:59
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[Ohio] Westerville places 'No Smoking' signs in city parks

The city passed an ordinance back in July that went into effect earlier this month. Thursday, the city started installing signed at park entrances and trails. Electronic cigarettes are also banned from parks.
nbc4i (Dublin, OH)
added Aug 19, 2018 12:27
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