Tag: Tobacco

Public Utilities, Waste Management

New Report Shows Environmental Impact of Cigarette Waste

March 1, 2023

Via: Waste360

A new report by the National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR) has found that tobacco waste is a major environmental hazard in India, with millions of cigarette butts and other tobacco products being discarded every day. The report, […]

Health & Insurance, Social Services

Trump set to meet with tobacco executives, vaping advocates and public health groups

November 22, 2019

Via: CNBC Healthcare

Tobacco executives, vaping industry representatives and public health leaders are scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump on Friday at the White House. Juul, the market leading e-cigarette manufacturer, will send CEO K.C. Crosthwaite. Altria CEO Howard Willard and Reynolds […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Bill to Combat Tobacco Waste Passes California Senate

June 6, 2019

Via: Waste360

Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson’s (D-Santa Barbara, Calif.) legislation to combat tobacco waste in the oceans, beaches and other waterways by establishing a comprehensive tobacco waste reduction program passed off the Senate floor recently in a 25 to 9 vote. Cigarette butts […]