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Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Health, International, Society

Ban the butts, girl launches anti-cigarette butt campaign

Perhaps inspired in part by Swedish 16-year-old Greta Thunberg’s campaign against global warming, but certainly in the same environmental spirit, a young British Columbia girl has launched her own campaign. It’s to stop people from casually flicking non-biodegradable cigarette butts »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, Health, International, Politics, Society

Banning plastic- but what about cigarette butts?

More than just gross, tossed butts are a toxic hazard The issue of plastic waste and pollution is a growing one, with Europe planning a ban on single-use plastics in 2021. This would include plastic straws, cutlery etc, and a »

Economy, Health, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Canada moves toward more restrictions on cigarette packaging

Canada, in several respects has been a leader, or among the leaders, in trying to reduce tobacco smoking through packaging restrictions. The Canadian government now wants to join other countries like Australia in requiring ‘plain packaging’ or generic packaging. David »