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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] EcoWaste: Be responsible, keep parks clean and green

The pro-environment EcoWaste Coalition has called anew for litter and smoke-free celebrations and parties to welcome Christmas Day and the New Year next week.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:20
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Madinah Hosts Anti-Smoking Event To Preserve City's Cleanliness

Al-Yamani stressed the importance of making Madinah smoke-free, especially around the Prophet’s Mosque. He recalled some of the actions of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to preserve the city’s cleanliness, palm trees and birds.
Arab News (sa)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:45
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[UK] Council begins trialling new way of reducing cigarette litter

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council has begun trialling ‘ballot bins’ within the town centres of Armagh, Banbridge and Lurgan, in an effort to change cigarette littering behaviour across the borough. The scourge of cigarette butts litteri
Portadown Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2017 16:52
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[Thailand] Marine chief defends beach smoking ban

Marine and Coastal Resources Department, Thanet Mannoi, met with foreign tourists in Pattaya to explain why Thailand has banned smoking on its beaches.... Thanet and his deputies planned to provide foreigners with a better justification for outlawing toba
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Dec 15, 2017 21:39
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[North Carolina] Town approves move to tobacco free parks

The Ayden Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Nov. 14 to prohibit tobacco products within town parks per a request by Tommy Duncan, Ayden’s arts and recreation director, and the Ayden Arts and Recreation advisory board.
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Nov 28, 2017 16:39
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[Canada] Contraband tobacco 'out of control' in Ontario, convenience store lobby says

For a study commissioned by convenience store owners, researchers combed through more than 18,000 cigarette butts across Ontario to determine how many are contraband. For a study commissioned by convenience store owners, researchers combed through more t
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:57
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[UK] £2,500 FINE FOR SPITTING, DROPPING RUBBISH OR CIGARETTE BUTTS IN BRISTOL

Bristol’s new ‘litter police’ have issued a staggering 637 fines worth more than £30,000 during their first week on the job. Civil enforcement officers have dished out more than 90 fixed penalty notices on average a day since being deployed on November 8
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:51
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[Canada] Illegal tobacco use on the rise, convenience stores say

Nearly four in every 10 cigarettes smoked in the province are likely contraband despite a government commitment to crack down on illegal tobacco, the Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA) says.... The OCSA released its tenth annual contraband tob
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:59
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[UK] COUGH UP Smoker slapped with £1,160 bill after dropping a single cigarette butt

And after the doctor's appeal on grounds he was littering was rejected this week at Chester Crown Court, the judge added another £120 to his overall fine. Cllr Janet Clowes, from Chester East Council, said: "While this may seem like a large fine for dro
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:01
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[UK] County council will help fund no-smoking zones in Craven public places

North Yorkshire County Council is seeking to extend the number of public places where smoking is outlawed. Its public health team has launched a Smokefree Places Fund, with grants available to bodies permitted to impose the ban.
Craven Herald (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:20
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