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[Minnesota] Health care leaders: Tax bill helps tobacco industry, hurts health

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of 50 of Minnesota's leading health organizations, expressed their disappointment today about the House tax bill, which contains tax breaks that benefit the tobacco industry and could reverse progress i
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 21:59
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) grants to fund research projects, local tobacco prevention advocacy

Board of Directors approved 14 grants to fund research and local policy advocacy around tobacco issues. An independent nonprofit organization created by Minnesota's tobacco settlement, ClearWay Minnesota makes grants to Minnesota organizations working to
PR Newswire
added Mar 20, 2017 21:13
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Raise smoking age to 21? Minnesota students lobby lawmakers

Korder was one of nearly 300 youth advocates to gather recently at the Minnesota state Capitol with anti-smoking group ClearWay Minnesota’s Smoke Free Generation coalition. Minnesota elementary through high school students talked to lawmakers about thre
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Feb 25, 2017 00:48
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[Minnesota] Letter to the editor: North Dakota fortunate to have BreathND

I am CEO of Minnesota’s tobacco prevention organization Clear-Way Minn. I am writing to urge North Dakota lawmakers to continue funding BreatheND... ClearWay Minnesota has been around longer than BreatheND, so we can illustrate what comes from a long-ter
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Feb 21, 2017 21:06
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Smoking Claims More Than 6,000 Lives, Costs Minnesota Over $3 Billion Annually

New report, commissioned by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, reveals health and economic impacts of smoking; highlights need to reduce burden of tobacco-related health inequities
PR Newswire
added Jan 26, 2017 17:00
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New Ad Campaign Urges Minnesotans: "Stop the Start" of Smoking

The modern tobacco industry's use of social media, coupons, concert promotions and other tactics aimed at youth are explored in a new television ad, called "Cowboy Pop Star." Another new spot, "Train," highlights why tobacco companies work to attract new
PR Newswire
added Jan 23, 2017 12:57
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Health Coalition: Minnesota Must Pass Tobacco 21 Law

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of 50 organizations...reacted to research released projecting that raising the legal tobacco age to 21 would reduce the number of youth and young adult smokers in Minnesota by more than 30,000 in the ne
PR Newswire
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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Report: Raising the tobacco age to 21 would save thousands of Minnesota kids from a lifetime of addiction

Their calculations suggest raising the age would prevent thousands of Minnesota kids from becoming smokers in the next 15 years. "Two states and more than 200 cities across the country have raised the tobacco age to 21," said Dr. Raymond Boyle, Director
PR Newswire
added Jan 12, 2017 22:03
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Report: Raising the tobacco age to 21 would save thousands of Minnesota kids from a lifetime of addiction

released an article in the most recent edition of Minnesota Medicine concluding that raising the state's tobacco age to 21 would have important health benefits. Their calculations suggest raising the age would prevent thousands of Minnesota kids from beco
WCSC Television (Charleston, SC)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02
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Minnesota American Indians tell their tobacco stories in new documentary Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco premieres November 13 on tpt's MN Channel

Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco features dozens of Minnesota American Indians telling their tobacco stories and discussing how tobacco traditions were corrupted by the commercial tobacco industry. Coproduced by ClearWay Minnesota and Twin Cities PBS, the progra
PR Newswire
added Nov 10, 2016 17:38
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