By Michael Brennan
AN extra 200 million cigarette butts could be dumped on the streets when the smoking ban begins, according to Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL).Launching its annual anti-litter campaign yesterday, the group said it was inevitable smokers would take their litter outside with them.

"In the US, cigarette butts account for three times as much litter as food wrappers. They are also especially susceptible to running off into our waterways," said chairman Dr Tom Cavanagh.
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