WEEK IN PHOTOS: Ramen Museum, Huge Cigarette Butt, More

WEEK IN PHOTOS: Ramen Museum, Huge Cigarette Butt, More
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London, England, April 8, 2008—A 30-foot-tall (9-meter-tall) cigarette butt sits in the middle of Trafalgar Square on Tuesday.

The Keep Britain Tidy campaign, run by the charity ENCAMS, installed the structure to remind citizens that cigarette litter dirties 78 percent of streets in the United Kingdom.

The problem has skyrocketed since July 2007, when Britain's ban on smoking in public places was put in place, campaign head Phil Barton said on the ENCAMS Web site.

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