Public Policy & Advocacy

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The American Lung Association envisions a world free from lung disease. To make our vision a reality, we promote lung health and prevent lung disease through public policy.  Our advocacy work promotes legislation that strengthens tobacco prevention and control, clean air quality, asthma management and other lung health causes.

Tobacco Use Prevention and Control

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The American Lung Association in Wisconsin continues to lead statewide clean indoor air and tobacco control efforts. Together with our partners and coalition members we worked to keep tobacco issues as a legislative priority during the latest session. » More

Wisconsin Student Asthma Inhaler Law

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On May 24, 2006, Wisconsin Act 398 was passed, allowing all Wisconsin school children with asthma to carry and self-administer their prescribed inhaled asthma medications. » More

Public Policy Position Statements

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The American Lung Association in Wisconsin is dedicated to the Fight For Air. Read more about our strong stances on lung and environmental health. » More

Take Action Now - Join our E-Advocacy Network

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E-Advocacy members will receive emailed Action Alerts on critical issues. If you wish to respond to an Action Alert, the Network will automatically fax a letter which can be edited by you to your legislators at no cost to you! » More