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

Not a good way to raise money for the state coffers

Well this is a boneheaded idea.

A lawmaker in Washington state has introduced a bill that would let bar owners violate the smokefree workplaces law — for a price.

That’s right.┬áBill SB708 would allow for “smoking establishment permits” that would allow patrons of bars to light up. Permits would cost between $1,000 and $3,000.

The guy who introduced [...]