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Discarded cigarette butts litter the sidewalk near Staten Island's RUMC | SILive.com 

Jump to full article: Staten Island (NY) Live, 2012-05-03
Author: Virginia N. Sherry/Staten Island Advance


The smoke-free campus of Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) has produced one dirty side-effect, say some residents who live near the complex on Bard Avenue and South St. Austins Place.

Smokers -- hospital employees and visitors alike -- now cross the street, light up, and then carelessly toss cigarette butts anywhere and everywhere, littering sidewalks, curbs, and front yards.

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