Environmental impact of cigarette butts

September 7, 2014

Smoking is seen by some as fun and recreational, but there are still serious dangers that from smoking. These dangers not only inflict harm on those who smoke or those around the smoker but also the Earth. This is not just about the dangers of smoking overall, but the importance of removing the real stressor on the environment, cigarette butts. Read More

Cabell Library implements new smoking policy

December 5, 2011

A recent increase in complaints from students and visitors at James Branch Cabell Library has prompted the building to implement a new smoking policy that says smoking is prohibited 50 feet in front of the building’s main entrances. Read More

Thank you for (not) smoking

September 22, 2011

Michael Pasco Contributing Writer Richmond, while by no means a big city like New York or Chicago, is still a city. With that diverse, urban environment comes a certain atmosphere that is starkly different from Read More

$100 fine for flicking a cigarette butt?

March 31, 2011

Alexander Chang Capital News Service Flicking that cigarette butt out your car window or tossing it on the ground could cost you $100 if Delegate Joe Morrissey, D-Highland Springs, has his way. His bill to Read More