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Look around next time you ride a Metro bus or train. The person next to you may have asthma or be allergic to cigarette smoke. Judging from the comments on a recently launched Change.org petition calling on WMATA to enforce its no-smoking policy, there are quite a few Metro passengers who [...]
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Jamie Berke got one whiff too many of secondhand smoke while on the Washington, D.C., Metro system.
So she decided to act. She has launched a petition to protect Metro bus and train passengers from the toxins.
Secondhand smoke causes lung cancer and heart disease, and aggravates respiratory illnesses. The U.S. Surgeon General [...]
Okay. I know this site is all about secondhand smoke. But I can’t help but note this item, brought to my attention by a fellow Smokefree DC board member:
The folks at Metro — Washington, D.C.’s subway system – think that a careless smoker was responsible for the Red Line shutting down yesterday. According to their theory, [...]