Cigarette Butts Considered Litter


DECATUR-An amendment to the state's litter control law would classify cigarette butts litter.  And if you get caught tossing a butt, it could cost you. 

Come January 1st, it will be considered a Class B Misdemeanor and for a first offense could cost up to $1,500 or lead up to 6 months in jail.  

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