Environmental Concerns

Tobacco impacts our local and global environment. Tobacco smoke contains many of the Environmental Protection Agency's top environmental toxins and pollutants, including: lead, chromium, arsenic, cadmium, toluene, vinyl chloride, and benzene.

Cigarette Litter and the Environment

Source: Californians Against Waste, Preventcigarettelitter.org, Cigarette Butt Litter site of Clean Virginia Waterway.

Tobacco and Fire Hazards

Source: National Fire Protection Agency

World Health & Economy

The World Health Organization is reporting the effect of the tobacco industry on world poverty:


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