There is no federal regulation specifically targeting cigarette filters in the US.
A growing concern about tobacco waste has some US lawmakers looking at cigarette filters and ways to deal with them.
Since the tobacco sticks used in heated tobacco products are considered a cigarette at the federal level, any proposal or regulation regarding cigarette filters would affect them, too.
This report looks at cigarette filters in the US and how lawmakers at every level are attempting to deal with their lack of regulation, environmental impact, and misconception among the general public that filtered cigarettes are less harmful to human health than unfiltered cigarettes.
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Table of contents
- Executive summary
- A growing trend?
- A brief history of how the tobacco industry has dealt with the environmental question
- Federal regulatory framework and the public policy debate
- State regulatory framework
- Local regulatory framework
- Moving forward
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