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

Sidewalk signage measure takes effect

A provision allowing Washington, D.C., businesses to post no-smoking signs and thereby ensure secondhand smoke doesn’t drift into their buildings is now in effect.

The provision, which is part of a larger bill to curb teen smoking, gives a property owner or ground-floor commercial tenant the right to post a sign asking people not to smoke [...]