Bill sponsor Councilwoman Gale Brewer emphatically declares it's a litter issue. Let's compare...
According to a NY1
video of a press conference held by a NYC anti-smoker group, these
are the number of cigarette butts they picked up in 15 minutes.
So we timed ourselves and on a sunny weekday (imagine a weekend) this is the amount of garbage we picked up on Coney Island beach in 15 minutes.