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[California] Council approves ordinance which prohibits smoking at all City of Fontana parks

The Fontana City Council unanimously approved on Aug. 14 an ordinance that prohibits smoking in all City of Fontana parks, a proposal which was made earlier this year by Smokebusters, a local youth group, and the American Lung Association (ALA). Fontana
Fontana (CA) Herald News
added Aug 19, 2018 12:25
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[France] Latest Attraction at French Theme Park: Crows That Pick Up Trash

“We want to educate people not to throw their garbage on the ground,”..,.especially true of smokers who casually flick lit cigarettes and extinguish them with the tips of their shoes...device called “The Crowbar” to teach crows to pick up half-smoked cig
New York Times
added Aug 18, 2018 14:57
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[UK] Britain's litter crisis is getting WORSE, with a 40 per cent rise in rubbish since 2014 and cigarette butts and food packaging covering over two thirds of public spaces

A Keep Britain Tidy survey of more than 7,000 locations found 14 per cent were ‘heavily’ littered... Cigarette butts were the most commonly found item at 79 per cent of sites, followed by confectionery packaging at 60 per cent and soft drink cans and bot
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 11, 2018 23:05
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Worst types of litter: Plastic straws not even in the top 5

tobacco trash is among the most frequently littered items in America, according to Keep America Beautiful...Ocean Conservancy collected more than 2.4 million cigarette butts with plastic filters along the world’s beaches and waterways... Most cigarette f
USA Today
added Aug 11, 2018 15:23
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[Oregon] Council adopts smokefree downtown public right-of-ways and opt-in option city-wide

Eugene’s City Council voted 6-2 last night to adopt an ordinance expanding smokefree areas on public right-of-ways within the downtown core, with property owners having the option to opt out of the ordinance. The ordinance also includes an “opt-in” optio
City of Eugene, Oregon
added Aug 11, 2018 15:13
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[Oregon] Council adopts smokefree downtown public right-of-ways and opt-in option city-wide

The ordinance is designed to promote community health by reducing the exposure and impacts of secondhand smoke and cigarette litter.
Eugene (OR) Daily News
added Aug 11, 2018 15:10
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[UK] Canterbury: Cigarette litterers hit with hefty fines after refusing to originally cough up

5, 09 August 2018 Lazy smokers who dropped their cigarette butts and then refused to cough up an £80 penalty have been slapped with fines four-times that amount. A group of seven men - prosecuted by Canterbury City Council - were ordered to pay a
Kent Online (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:49
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TerraCycle® Recycles Millions Of Cigarette Butts Nationwide

TerraCycle, the world's leader in the collection and repurposing of complex waste streams works with cities and municipalities globally to recycle cigarette butts. Since 2012, when TerraCycle launched its first cigarette recycling program, it has collect
PR Newswire
added Aug 10, 2018 18:08
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truth® and Girl Scouts are Teaming Up to Provide Youth with the Facts to Take on Environmental Tobacco Pollution

The 'Earth Defender' curriculum teaches Girl Scouts how to become the generation to end smoking, by taking a stand against the most polluted item in the world: cigarettes butts. Through this partnership with Truth Initiative, Girl Scouts is incorporating
PR Newswire
added Aug 8, 2018 16:06
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[New York] PHOTOS: Ten cigarette butts equal a cup of coffee

No butts about it; coffee's free and you can smoke that
CGTN America (China Global Television Network)
added Aug 7, 2018 17:44
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