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

Ventilation doesn't clean the air, new study confirms

A new study confirms what we have known for several years now: Ventilation doesn’t remove the carcinogens in secondhand smoke from the air.

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis analyzed nicotine levels in 10 bars and 10 restaurants in the St. Louis area. Of those, 16 permitted smoking inside. Not only did researchers analyze the [...]