[6/27/16] Tossing Lit Cigs Could Cost You $1025

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As conditions continue to dry out across the region, the danger of fires caused by individuals discarding lit tobacco products from their vehicles increases.

Washington State Public Information Officer, Trooper Brian Moore, says under Revised Code of Washington 7.80.120 – it is a class 1 civil infraction for a person to discard dangerous litter of any amount. The fine, he says, will run $1, 025…

It’s not uncommon to see people throw lit cigarettes out

their windows while driving down the road, and Trooper Moore warns, that could land you a pretty heavy fine…