Should 'National Night Out' go smoke free?

NORTH BEND, Ore. -- Public health officials are asking the City of North Bend to make a popular community event smoke free from here on out.

Coos County Public Health asked the North Bend City Council on Tuesday night, to make National Night Out a smoke free event.

National Night Out is a large event designed to build relationships between local law enforcement agencies and local residents.

Public health officials say there are benefits to making a large family friendly event smoke free beginning this year.