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cigarette

Tobacco A cylinder of cut blonde or black tobacco ensheathed in a tube of usually white paper, often with a filter to ↓ inhaled tars, which is lighted and inhaled at the lips to achieve a pleasurable level of nicotine. See Clove cigarette, Fetal tobacco syndrome, Fire-safe cigarette, Low-tar cigarette, Passive smoking, Safe cigarette, Smokeless cigarette, smoking, Tobacco.
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Registrants will be equipped with a free action kit, bags and gloves to help clean up cigarette butts in their community.
Littering is already illegal, so presumably Oregon's beaches could be made free of cigarette butts if only the state would enforce the laws already on the books.
She added: "I asked them to show me this cigarette butt, but they said they couldn't.
BEIRUT: Cigarette butts are the most common form of litter around the globe, according to a report in the Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology.
Constantino Macias Garcia noticed that birds in Mexico City were using old cigarette butts in their nest construction, he hypothesized that the butts might not be all bad.
Colonel Al Mutawa said that fires from "glowing objects" like cigarette butts and charcoal have caused casualties and property damage in major incidents.
During the investigation, police collected 72 cigarette butts from a staircase at the apartment and found that saliva on one of them matched Mori's DNA type.
Cigarette butts are the most littered item in the United States and the world.
The invention--variously called 'Butt it and Box it[R]', the Cigarette Butt Disposer, or CBD--is, I think, a typically simple yet brilliant solution to a huge problem.
Po the pit viper had his first puff when owner Sho Lao threw away a cigarette butt and now has a two-a-day habit.
Launched in 2007 by tobacco researchers, the Cigarette Butt Pollution Project is already entrenched in studying, creating and implementing policies that eliminate cigarette butt waste and its toxic effects from the environment.