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2011-04-22 07:40:00

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In time for Earth Day 2011, skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, musicians Ziggy Marley and Michael Franti and comedian Andy Dick, amongst other well know actors, musicians and athletes are raising awareness of the high cost tobacco-related litter takes on our planet. Legacy®, the national public health foundation best known for its truth® youth smoking prevention campaign, is working to call attention to the...

2011-02-10 08:30:00

- Results show reductions in litter increase over time when program is sustained - STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keep America Beautiful (KAB) reports that in 2010 there was an average 42 percent reduction of cigarette litter in the communities implementing KAB's Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP). The nation's largest program aimed at reducing cigarette litter is in its eighth year. In 2010 there were 240 grant-funded implementations across the country...

2011-01-10 12:08:00

MIAMI, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quality Importers (http://www.qualityimporters.com), the premier cigar accessory manufacturer and distributor, announced today they have acquired exclusive worldwide distribution of Stinky Cigar brand ashtrays and accessories. Stinky Cigar (http://www.stinkycigar.com), best known for its original stainless steel ashtray with 4 stirrups bearing the Stinky name and logo, started out as a hobby in 2004 by founder and cigar enthusiast Bill Salviano a.k.a....

2009-12-21 08:15:00

202 Organizations Participate in Cigarette Litter Prevention Program During 2009 STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keep America Beautiful (KAB) reports this year that there has been an average nationwide reduction of cigarette litter of 48 percent, a 2 percent improvement from 2008 in the communities implementing KAB's Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP). The nation's largest program aimed at combating cigarette litter is in its seventh year, and this year has...

2009-05-30 12:23:49

A British Airways flight was delayed for 25 minutes at London's Heathrow Airport as crews searched for a replacement bathroom ashtray, officials said. After passengers were told the crew needed to find a vital part before taking off, it turned out the important piece was an ashtray to replace one that was missing, even though smoking on the aircraft was banned, the Daily Mail reported Saturday. A new ashtray was eventually found after much searching, during which the flight's captain...

2008-09-24 15:00:29

A Miami Beach commissioner wants to ban smoking on the beaches of one of South Florida's most famous resorts. Jerry Libbin's proposal is part of a larger effort to keep Miami Beach litter free, The Miami Herald reports. ''When people smoke on the beach, there is no ashtray,'' Libbin said. ``I don't want to be rummaging through the sand and picking up someone's cigarette butts.'' Environmentalists hail the plan. Luiz Rodriguez of the Environmental Coalition of Miami Beach said that...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.