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[Australia] 'Get your sh*t together!' Two 13-year-old girls go to extreme measures after becoming fed up with people throwing their cigarette butts on the ground

A make-shift ashtray popped up in Chippendale on Thursday, drawing attention to the enormous amount of cigarette butts discarded on the streets of the inner-city Sydney suburb. 'This many cigarettes found within one block of Chippendale, get your sh*t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:26
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[Arkansas] Volunteers ‘kick’ in against tobacco, litter

the volunteers, including 17-year-old Boone Walker (inset) with the IGNITS Youth Group, donned disposable gloves and picked up cigarette butts and trash around the Boone County Courthouse.
Harrison (AR) Daily Times
added Mar 23, 2018 21:37
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Tourist beaches in Thailand to issue new bans to protect popular holiday islands

The increase in numbers, up from 35.3 million in 2017, has caused a large amount of damage to the islands as tourism increases... The smoking ban will come into place from November 1 after over 138,000 butts were found on one beach in September. Feedin
Daily Express (uk)
added Mar 21, 2018 13:45
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tobacco and the environment

Billions of cigarettes — about 267 billion in 2015 — are smoked each year in the United States. They are the most littered item in the country. The waste from cigarettes can leach toxic chemicals into the environment, leading to land, water and air pollut
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 7, 2018 21:47
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Thailand bans smoking and littering on dozens of its beaches which are hugely popular with tourists

The country has 357 beaches nationwide and environmentalists have been lobbying the government to protect them from the evils of litter and cigarette butts The beaches protected by the law span 15 provinces located along the Andaman coast and the Gulf
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:54
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[New Jersey] Asbury Park may ban smoking at beach and boardwalk

City Manager Michael Capabianco said the city is considering instituting a ban on smoking at the beach and the boardwalk, citing public health concerns and also the amount of trash generated by improperly discarded cigarettes.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Jan 26, 2018 12:33
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[UK] Taxi driver fined for smoking inside his cab

A TAXI driver who smoked inside his cab and left cigarette butts in the street, has been ordered to pay £165 in a fine and costs by Skipton magistrates. Mohammed Nawaz, 26, pleaded guilty by letter to two charges of smoking in a taxi - a smoke free plac
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Jan 26, 2018 11:48
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[Texas] Keep America Beautiful Hosts 2018 National Conference in Dallas; Kicks Off 65th Anniversary Celebration with Focus on Future

The 2018 Keep America Beautiful National Conference is made possible through the support of some of America's leading companies, including: Leadership Sponsors – Altria, Lowe's, Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, SC Johnson...Scholarships are provided by A
PR Newswire
added Jan 18, 2018 01:59
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[UK] Two smokers who were fined for dropping their cigarette butts have had the penalty reduced for a bizarre reason

But both of them secured a 50 per cent refund of their fines after successfully quitting smoking for good with support from Bexley’s free Stop Smoking programme.
Kent Live (Kent and Sussex Courier/Sevenoaks Chronicle) (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:48
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Just say no to smoking at the Jersey Shore

Matt Doherty, mayor of Belmar, told a New Jersey radio station that after his Monmouth County borough instituted its smoking ban in the spring of 2014, merchants along the beach noticed an uptick in business.
NJ.com
added Jan 8, 2018 15:45
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