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

Towson University is now smokefree; other schools should follow suit

If you want to smoke at Towson University, you can’t — the entire campus has been smokefree since Aug. 1.

That’s great news, detailed by The Washington Post today. The bad news is that other area campuses haven’t followed suit.

The reason Towson went smokefree is to protect the health of nonsmokers, university officials told the paper. [...]

Outside or inside, Towson is smokefree

Three cheers to Towson University, which has just adopted a strong smokefree policy that covers all areas of the campus, whether indoors or not.

According to the policy, which took effect this month, no smoking is permitted anywhere on campus — including parking garages, open spaces, athletic areas, sidewalks, parking lots and buildings. There are no designated [...]