Tag Archives: smoking

No More Butts

There are several good reasons why people shouldn’t smoke cigarettes.  They are bad for your health, they smell gross, and they cause premature aging.  We all know this.  But what about environmental impact? Every year, billions of trees are cut down in order to manufacture cigarettes.  To bring awareness to this surprising fact, artist Cristo […]

Punishable By Fine

While waiting for the subway after work this evening, I heard a version of the following announcement being called through the station’s PA system: Attention riders: Smoking, drinking and eating on Metro buses and trains is punishable by a $250 fine. Wait, what?  Smoking is being put into the same category of punishment as eating […]