Environmental Impact of Tobacco (2018)

Toxicity
• Cigarette butts are toxic.
• Cigarette butts release the same toxic chemicals found in cigarettes, such as arsenic and
nicotine, into the environment.
• Cigarette butts are a threat to our aquatic ecosystems.
• Cigarette butts are poisonous when ingested by children or wildlife.

Read more: California Department of Public Health