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Research Shows Tobacco's Price is Largest Factor in Reducing Smoking Prevalence

New research released in the November 2012 supplement to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine (AJPM) illustrates that the price of tobacco is the largest contributing factor to reducing smoking prevalence in Minnesota. Additional price increases an
PR Newswire
added Nov 1, 2012 19:18
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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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[Minnesota] Dramatic Increase in QUITPLAN® Services After Tobacco Tax Hike

"Research from Minnesota and other states clearly shows that tobacco price increases are effective at helping smokers quit," said David Willoughby, Chief Executive Officer of ClearWay Minnesota. "We're happy that so many Minnesotans are accessing the fre
PR Newswire
added Jul 24, 2013 09:19
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[Minnesota] RINGHAM: No children smoked in this ad

The sight of kids smoking cigarettes, though repulsive, is a powerful component of the "Still A Problem" ad campaign being waged by ClearWay Minnesota. Spokesman Mike Sheldon was quick to reassure me on the phone Tuesday that the child actors on the sch
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Feb 13, 2013 12:12
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) funds new research grants

a study simulating the effect of policies restricting the sale of menthol tobacco products ... a study to examine use of menthol-flavored e-cigarettes...a study on policies regarding commercial tobacco marketing on American Indian reservations
PR Newswire
added Mar 17, 2016 20:31
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[Minnesota] Report Claims SCHIP Cut Smokers, Increased Revenues

Minnesota anti-tobacco group using findings to push for tax hike
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 14, 2012 16:06
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Research: Minnesota's Smoking Rate Falls to 14.4 Percent / Majority of Minnesotans who quit smoking say cigarette tax helped them

14.4 percent, the lowest rate ever recorded in the state and a significant decrease from 2010, the last time the rate was measured. Conducted by ClearWay MinnesotaSM and the Minnesota Department of Health, the MATS research project is the most thorough a
PR Newswire
added Jan 23, 2015 13:56
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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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New Surgeon General's report on smoking marks 50 years of fighting tobacco

ClearWay MinnesotaSM looks to next steps in reducing tobacco's harm / Minnesota has long been a key state in U.S. tobacco control efforts. In 1975, it became the first state to enact a Clean Indoor Air Act, which limited smoking in indoor public spaces
PR Newswire
added Jan 17, 2014 10:41
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Minnesota marks 10th anniversary of Freedom to Breathe Act

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health organizations, marks the 10-year anniversary of the Freedom to Breathe Act, a law that protects Minnesotans from secondhand smoke in public places including restaurants and
PR Newswire
added Sep 26, 2017 15:09
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