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Sarah King and Cynthia Callard

Sarah King is head of Greenpeace Canada’s oceans & plastics campaign. Cynthia Callard is the executive director of Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada.

More than 20 billion cigarette butts will end up in a landfill or polluting the environment in Canada this year. Smoking has long been a major public health concern, but it’s also a rapidly growing planetary health concern. The intersection of human and environmental health risks associated with tobacco products presents an obvious Image courtesy of Pixabay
More than 20 billion cigarette butts will end up in a landfill or polluting the environment in Canada this year. Smoking has long been a major public health concern, but it’s also a rapidly growing planetary health concern. The intersection of human and environmental health risks associated with tobacco products presents an obvious Image courtesy of Pixabay