October 1, 2007 brought us a breath of Fresh Air. On that day, all Minnesota workplaces, including bars and restaurants, became smoke-free. All of that clean and healthy air has Minnesotans excited. Go out and enjoy some of that Fresh Air at your favorite local establishment. 

"As a young person, I look forward to being able to got to bars to socialize with friends, see live music, dance, play pool, and eat in smoke(...more)" Jill, resident
Duluth, Minnesota

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In Minnesota each year, an estimated 581 lives are lost to secondhand smoke, and more than 66,000 people are treated for painful illnesses and diseases caused as a result of exposure to the toxic chemicals in smoke. 1