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[Canada] 22-year-old man dies after being punched inside Starbucks in Burnaby, B.C.

"The woman tossed a cigarette out the window and he [Page-Vincelli] picked it up and he threw it back at her," said Michael Zimeras, who was one of the witnesses outside the coffee shop at the time. The woman went inside a nearby bank and came out with
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 10, 2017 15:37
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[Australia] Used Cigarettes Are Bad for the Environment, But Here’s an Innovative Solution

Mohajerani found that cigarette butts could safely be an ingredient in asphalt. The good news is that this asphalt holds up even under the strain of heavy vehicle traffic. ...Even better, cigarette asphalt conducts less heat than the typical pavement, mea
Care2.com
added Aug 9, 2017 14:02
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Physico-mechanical properties of asphalt concrete incorporated with encapsulated cigarette butts

The reduction in bulk density of AC caused by incorporating encapsulated CBs, increases the porosity, particularly when encapsulating in higher grade bitumen, which, in turn, lowers its thermal conductivity. This helps reduce the Urban Heat Island effect
Science Direct
added Aug 8, 2017 14:11
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[Australia] How to pave over our big (cigarette) butt problem

Cigarette butts are toxic for the environment. Encapsulating them into asphalt traps the chemicals in the filters and improves the performance of the construction material.
ScienceDaily
added Aug 8, 2017 14:09
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[UK] Woman fined just hours before giving birth for discarding cigarette butt

The husband of a pregnant woman who was fined £75 for dropping her cigarette butt outside hospital just hours before giving birth has said the fine was “a bit extreme.” Andrew Smith was outside the Lancashire Women and Newborn Centre at Burnley General Ho
Burnley Today (Burnley Express) (uk)
added Aug 4, 2017 14:49
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[UK] St Albans city hospital going smoke free

West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust (WHHT), which runs St Albans hospital, have announced smoking will no longer be allowed on the grounds. Director for Human Resources at WHHT, Paul de Gama, said: “It’s completely wrong that so many people continue to o
Herts Advertiser (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:50
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[Canada, Utah] New smoking bylaw for Main Street discussed at City Council

Flin Flon city council will consider a new bylaw that could restrict smoking on Main Street and address the eyesore of discarded cigarette butts. Mayor Cal Huntley said council would try to review the potential bylaw with the Flin Flon and District Cham
Flin Flon (MB) Reminder (ca)
added Jul 20, 2017 03:51
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[Michigan] BUTT  OUT Hazards of cigarette filters addressed at event

These are just some of the cigarette butts picked up at a Wednesday cleanup at McCarty’s Cove. Earlier in the day, “Nine Lives of a Cigarette Butt,” a presentation at Northern Michigan University, took place to educate people about environmental and hea
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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[UK-Scotland] Environmental campaign targets smokers who dump cigarette butts on ground

A NEW campaign aims to clean up the streets of Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire by encouraging people to take personal responsibility for their litter. Environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful is particularly targeting smokers who cause a mess by
The Gazette (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:15
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[California] LEVINE: Marin Voice: Keeping our state beaches clean and healthful

The California Legislature has the opportunity to build upon its legacy of taking on Big Tobacco by approving my bill, AB 725, which will prohibit smoking on state beaches and in state parks. Californians are no strangers to the dangers of cigarettes and
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Jul 8, 2017 20:05
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