American Lung Association of Minnesota Commends Moose Lake on State's First Smoke Free Restaurant Ordinance
ST. PAUL, Minn., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- It was a tough issue for the City of Moose Lake, but the Council voted 3 to 1 on April 5th to become the first city in Minnesota to ban smoking in public restaurants. In the end the main issue was the negative effe
``We are steadfast in our commitment to work with the City of Moose Lake in its effort to provide a cleaner indoor air environment for its citizens and visitors. We invite all Minnesotans to congratulate the council on its decision and to visit a community that cares enough to take the lead in clean indoor air environments for our state and the future of us all, stated Joy Carmona, Director of Public Policy.
The American Lung Association of Minnesota (ALAMN), serving Minnesotans since 1903, is one of the oldest non-profit voluntary health organizations in the nation. ALAMN provides advocacy, research, education and programs to promote healthy air, healthy people and healthy lungs. Key areas of focus include: outdoor and indoor air quality, asthma management, smoking prevention and cessation, flu and pneumonia immunization, and lung disease management. For more information please call 651-227-8014 or 800-642-5864 or visit our websites at http://www.alamn.org or http://www.healthhouse.org