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

Amazing statistics

From Sunday’s New York Times:

Number of people in the U.S. who smoke: 46 million

Percentage who want to quit, according to government surveys: about 70 percent

Percentage of smokers who try to quit every year: 40 percent

Percentage of smokers who try to quit and success: 2.5 percent