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[UK] *THIS* is what we’re talking about when we ask people not to drop cigarettes on dry grass.

The London Fire Brigade has today issued an urgent safety warning following the largest grass fire in its history and a series of other grass fires across the capital. Firefighters are concerned that there will be further incidents if the public doesn’t
Parikiaki (uk)
added Jul 25, 2018 15:42
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[New Jersey] EDELSTEIN: Split Decision: Edelstein says banning smoking outdoors is kind of crazy

I don’t smoke anymore, wish I never did, will never again, and think it’s gross. But I also think people should be able to enjoy this particular legal vice outdoors.
The Trentonian
added Jul 25, 2018 15:10
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[Wisconsin] Tenant: neighbors tossed cigarettes off balcony of building where fire started w/Photo

Fire victims who just found out they lost their belongings because of someone's careless use of a cigarette were allowed back inside their apartments Wednesday, nearly a week after fire engulfed the building.
WBAY-TV Ch. 2 (Green Bay, WI)
added Jul 19, 2018 21:53
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[New York] LETTER: Cigarette litter impacts us all (letter to the editor)

I commend Assemblyman Matteo for passing the series of anti-litter bills. One of the most littered items is cigarette butts.... NYC is very fortunate to have smoke-free parks and beaches, but we must continue to increase the number of voluntary tobacco-f
Staten Island (NY) Live
added Jul 16, 2018 14:34
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Laborers' cigarette butts ignite Jakarta MRT cable: Management

A fire that broke out and burned a reel of cable at an MRT construction site near Lebak Bulus Station in South Jakarta on Tuesday was caused by cigarette butts thrown away by construction workers. MRT Jakarta corporate secretary Tubagus Hikmatullah said
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 10, 2018 02:56
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[UK-Wales] Smoking Litter Still A Big Problem In Wales

A new report published by Keep Wales Tidy has revealed the prevalence of smoking-related litter and the far-reaching impacts on our health, wildlife and environment. During recent street cleanliness surveys, smoking-related litter was found on 80.3% of
Wales247 (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 14:41
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[Canada] Holy smokes! 57 kg worth of cigarette butts picked up in Igloolik

People in Igloolik, Nunavut, are noticing how clean their streets and public spaces are after picking up 57 kilograms worth of cigarette butts during its community cleanup. Car overload: Iqaluit has 6,000 vehicles, only 8,000 residents With an average c
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 8, 2018 21:55
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[Ireland] Laois fire service appeal to smokers after roadside fire

Laois fire crews attended a number of roadside grass fires over the last couple of days as the heatwave sizzled in Ireland. Crews attended a grass fire at the side of the M7 motorway at J21 Borris-in-Ossory last Friday.
Leinster Express (ie)
added Jul 6, 2018 02:35
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[Florida] Readers loathe smokers who treat the beach like an ashtray, but a ban on butts draws mixed reaction

we asked readers whether it was time for the Florida Legislature to ban smoking on Florida’s beaches. It would be up to the state lawmakers to bring down the ban hammer, because regulating smoking outdoors has been preempted by the legislature, meaning
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jul 6, 2018 02:28
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[Asia, China] Smoke the vote: Cigarette butt disposal for favored soccer teams

Six tins resembling ballot boxes have been set up at a beach in Qinhuangdao, North China's Hebei province, for people to dispose of cigarette butts by voting for their favorite teams at this year's World Cup in Russia.
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 21, 2018 18:49
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