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[Minnesota] Could the decline in SMOKING be behind rise in Parkinson's? Scientists believe nicotine in tobacco 'may protect the brain' (but doctors say you still shouldn't spark up)

A new study by researchers in Minnesota has suggested anti-smoking campaigns from the late 40s and 50s could be behind increased prevalence of Parkinson's disease decades later. Other factors such as better awareness of the symptoms and increased access
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2016 18:01

[Minnesota] Parkinson's Rates Rising Among American Men

. He agreed that many studies "have shown that cigarette smoking is associated with a reduced risk of Parkinson's disease, so a decline in smoking might be expected to result in an increase in [the disease]." But he also agreed that more and better studie
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 20, 2016 17:33

[Minnesota] Washington County achieves smoke-free grounds

The American Lung Association in Minnesota, in partnership with Washington County Public Health and Environment through its Living Healthy in Washington County project, commended the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) on successf
Washington County (MN) Housing and Redevelopment Authority
added Jun 11, 2016 16:16

[Minnesota] All HRA properties are now smoke-free!

today marks the first day that all HRA-owned properties are smoke-free. This was an important step for us, not just to provide a healthy environment for all our residents, but also to preserve and protect taxpayer investments in our properties. Units that
Washington County (MN) Housing and Redevelopment Authority
added Jun 11, 2016 15:25

[Minnesota] SMITH: Rice County Fair Board makes right call in designating smoking areas

We see this new policy as a win-win situation for smokers and non-smokers alike. If somebody wants to smoke, they simply have to find a designated area, which fair officials say will be numerous and easy to locate. The Rice County Fair should be an event
Faribault (MN) Daily News
added Jun 1, 2016 19:56

[Minnesota] Gov. Dayton Surprised By $32 Million Tobacco Tax Break

Minnesota’s largest anti-smoking advocacy groups denounced a tobacco tax break Tuesday, which passed on the last day of the 2016 legislative session. Those groups are now pressuring Gov. Mark Dayton to veto the entire tax bill. ClearWay Minnesota, a coa
WCCO-Channel 4000
added May 25, 2016 06:52

Health Care Leaders: Tax Bill Helps Tobacco Industry, Hurts Minnesota Youth

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health organizations, expressed their disappointment today about the tax bill containing more than $35 million in tax breaks for the tobacco industry over the next three years.
PR Newswire
added May 21, 2016 01:42

ClearWay Minnesota: Proposed Legislation Would Knock Tobacco out of the Park in Minnesota

"We applaud Representative Freiberg for working to make stadiums tobacco-free, especially for getting smokeless tobacco off the playing field," said David Willoughby, Chief Executive Officer at ClearWay Minnesota. "Tobacco use in professional sports send
PR Newswire
added May 16, 2016 20:04

Smokeless tobacco ban proposed for Minnesota stadiums

State Rep. Mike Freiberg, DFL-Golden Valley, introduced the legislation Monday morning. “I grew up watching the Twins, and it seems like the right time to stop seeing players with a wad of chew in their mouths,” Freiberg said Monday afternoon.
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added May 16, 2016 20:00
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Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Honors Senator Kathy Sheran

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota’s leading health organizations, has honored Mankato Senator Kathy Sheran for her work to reduce tobacco’s harms for all state residents and save Minnesota kids from a lifetime of addiction
St. Peter (MN) Herald
added May 8, 2016 14:53
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