Baltimore Brings 'First Of Its Kind' Suit Over Cigarette Litter

By Emily Field (November 21, 2022, 6:39 PM EST) -- The city of Baltimore on Monday hit members of the tobacco industry — including Altria and R.J. Reynolds — with a "first of its kind" suit seeking to recoup the cleanup costs of littered cigarette butts, alleging the tobacco companies' use of non-biodegradable filters created a public nuisance....

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