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Tobacco and its environmental impact: an overview

This overview by the World Health Organization assembles existing evidence on the ways in which tobacco affects human well-being from an environmental perspective – i.e. the indirect social and economic damage caused by the cultivation, production, distribution, consumption, and waste generated by tobacco products. Author contributions by CBPP.

Tobacco Product Waste Reduction Toolkit

Everything you need to know to start a cigarette butt reduction campaign in your neighborhood. This guide is complete with the science of tobacco waste and its impacts on the environment, how-to-guides on organizing clean-up events and sample letter to write to your local officials about toxic butts in our environment. The toolkit was put together by CBPP for the California Tobacco Control Program.

Tobacco Control Journal Supplement on Tobacco Waste

An entire journal supplement dedicated to better understanding the environmental burden of tobacco waste.

Truth Initiative - Tobacco and the Environment

Learn more about the basic facts of the environmental harms of tobacco

Environmental Impact of Tobacco Fact Sheet

California Department of Public Health Tobacco Control Program's Environmental Impact of Tobacco Fact Sheet

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