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A food cart worker fills a styrofoam take-out container with food for a customer on Dec. 19, 2013 in New York, N.Y. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty)

City's new contraband: 'Styrofoam'

Maybe yesterday you were drinking coffee from a white foam cup. Well, today that cup is a controlled substance in New York City, a piece of contraband with fines attached to it that could end up higher than the fines tied to marijuana. ...

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