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[California] Stephen Kessler: Sympathy for smokers, but your butts are abominable

here’s where my sympathy stops: with the butts you leave on the ground everywhere — in the gutters of my neighborhood, by park benches off West Cliff Drive, in parking lots, on sidewalks, on the beach...please consider the rest of us, human and otherwise.
Santa Cruz County (CA) Sentinel
added Jul 8, 2017 00:18
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[Canada] PETERS: Why do smokers get to litter?

Cigarette butts do not magically disappear. There is no Marlboro fairy flying around eating discarded cigarettes... As a non-smoker, I don't get to litter without eliciting some form of social stigma, if not a punishment from the local authorities. T
CFJC Today (ca)
added Jul 8, 2017 00:14
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[UK-Scotland] Cigarette blamed for Selkirk golf course fire

A WARNING has been issued to smoking golfers in Selkirk after a major fire was narrowly averted. Chairman of the town's community council, Alistair Pattullo, came to the rescue after discovering an area of heather and scrub alight last month. Flames ha
Border Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:16
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[UK] Blaise Tapp: Choices shouldn’t impact on others

I realise that some reading this will regard me as a hysterical anti-smoking zealot, but I believe I reflect the view of a large majority of the population...future generations will look back on 20th and 21st Century society and ask how anybody thought li
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 19:14
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[Illinois] Letter: Watch your butts; keep R.I. parks beautiful

The Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department has committed to placing signs around playgrounds in most of the city’s parks to bring awareness of smoking around children. The aim of the initiative is to encourage a smoke-free surrounding for children o
The Dispatch
added Jul 3, 2017 14:51
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what do half of america’s best beaches have in common?

The 2017 list of top beaches compiled by coastal expert ... includes 10 destinations he evaluated based on 50 factors, from water quality and wildlife abundance to public safety and cleanliness....Cigarette litter is also damaging to the environment in ot
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 30, 2017 18:36
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[Asia] ‘Horrible Tragedy’ as Fuel Tanker Fire in Pakistan Leaves at Least 150 Dead

news reports quoted witnesses blaming a lit cigarette tossed by a passer-by.
New York Times
added Jun 26, 2017 00:53
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[Canada] Halifax councillor proposes cigarette butt recycling pilot project

Coun. Tony Mancini has discovered a program adopted by Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver he thinks could work in Halifax.
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:22
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[California] DENNEY: Knowing what works

Suing someone who makes fun of the idiocy of putting ashtrays in a smokefree area....When CEAC and the City of Berkeley want to get serious...health advocates who have radically changed the world despite tremendous odds and Big Tobacco stand ready to help
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Jun 7, 2017 01:41
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[California] San Francisco puts a litter mitigation fee of 20c pack on cigarettes.

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added May 31, 2017 18:06
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