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[UK] 'Get tough on fly-tippers': On-the-spot £1,000 fines urged by Keep Britain Tidy campaign to combat litter louts costing the country £1billion a year to clean-up after them

Keep Britain Tidy group want £1,000 on-the-spot fines for rubbish dumping TV presenter Kirstie Allsopp also wants increased £500 fines for littering Councils spend £1billion a year clearing rubbish despite facing budget cuts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 26, 2015 09:22
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[UK] 'Hit litter louts with bigger fines to clean up Britain's streets' says pressure group

Keep Britain Tidy wants the penalties hiked for yobs who drop chewing gum and cigarette butts on streets as councils await more cuts
The Mirror (uk)
added May 26, 2015 09:21
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[Ireland] O'Herlihy ran hugely successful PR firm which acted for tobacco industry

O'Herlihy Communications has been in business since 1973 as a PR and lobbying firm. Among its clients was the Irish Tobacco Manufacturers' Advisory Committee (ITMAC). ... "As a sports presenter, I have had no complaints about my association with tobacco.
Irish Independent (ie)
added May 26, 2015 08:15
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[Australia] Mystery Chinese donor Zi Chun Wang tops political donations with $850,000 gift to Labor

Tobacco giant Philip Morris donated $93,000 to the Coalition and $35,000 to the Liberal Democratic Party of crossbench senator David Leyonhjelm, who has used Parliament to defend the rights of smokers and described the latest increase in excise on cigare
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 25, 2015 15:47
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HASSINK: LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT: Healthy, safe environments are one of three basic needs of children

As part of our ongoing effort to reduce or eliminate children’s exposure to secondhand smoke, we recently sent a letter asking the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to ban smoking in federally supported multi-unit housing.
American Academy of Pediatrics
added May 25, 2015 09:40
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[Massachusetts] Methuen raises tobacco purchasing age to 21

September, the legal age to buy tobacco products and electronic cigarettes in Methuen will rise to 21. With that increase will come a dip in sales that could be hard to recoup, owners of local convenience stores said at a pair of public hearings on the re
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added May 24, 2015 21:27
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Research letter / Is the illicit cigarette market really growing? The tobacco industry's misleading math trick

A growing body of evidence suggests that estimates of the illicit cigarette trade levels presented in the industry-commissioned reports are often inflated. Another tactic used by the tobacco industry to exaggerate the scope of the illicit cigarette trade
Tobacco Control
added May 23, 2015 14:31
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Louisville Professor Brad Rodu’s call for more access for smokers to smoke-free nicotine

His recent op-ed, Smoke-free tobacco can save lives, explains how smokers craving for nicotine sickens and kills them from the smoke, not from the nicotine....ACSH’s Dr. Gil Ross had this comment: “In a sane world, Dr. Rodu would not have to make a case
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added May 21, 2015 21:40
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[Oregon] Building owners back the fight against e-cigarettes

E-cigarette smokers looking to toke up in public buildings won't legally be able to as of May 27, thanks in part to legislation pushed by Oregon's largest organization of building owners. The Building Owners and Managers Association of Oregon has been a
The Business Journal Portland (OR)
added May 21, 2015 21:38
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[Asia-pacific, USA] VIDEO: Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Trade Deals Should Not Let Corporations Challenge Laws Outside of U.S. Courts

Senator Elizabeth Warren delivered a floor speech on May 19, 2015 about an amendment she introduced with Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) and 13 other senators to the Trade Promotion Authority ("Fast Track") legislation that would prohibit Fast Track from
You Tube
added May 21, 2015 21:25
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