Smokefree DC is a citizen-based group whose goal is to promote smokefree environments in Washington, DC.

Virginia smokefree law takes effect tomorrow

At long last, Virginia’s smokefree workplaces law takes effect tomorrow, Dec. 1. 

This is good news for people who like to breathe clean air, but don’t jump up and down for joy yet; the law has loopholes in it that some may exploit to keep their establishments full of toxins. For instance, the law allows separately [...]

Revamping site

You may have noticed that the format of our site has changed. We have moved to a blog platform and are still building it and working out the kinks. Rest assured we’ll soon make available the helpful links that lived on our previous site. Stay tuned

Yes, it’s legal

More and more, people are catching on that the toxicity of secondhand smoke is not limited to public spaces — it also can be harmful when it seeps from one person’s apartment to another.

Wondering if it’s legal to make an apartment or condominium building smokefree? It sure is. The New York Times had a good story [...]