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

Montgomery County Council to make county property smokefree

The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday will consider making almost all county-owned property smokefree.  The measure is anticipated to pass.

It should.

The measure would protect non-smokers from secondhand smoke at bus stops and bus shelters. The Falls Road golf course would be exempt.

Fairfax County made bus shelters smokefree in 2010. Once Montgomery County approves this measure, D.C. and other jurisdictions should follow suit.

More information about the Montgomery County measure is available here.

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