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[Minnesota] Jaime Martínez receives Paul and Sheila Wellstone Public Health Achievement Award

Jaime Martínez has been a staff member at ClearWay Minnesota, a statewide nonprofit organization working to reduce tobacco's harm, since 2000. As Director of Community Development, he oversees work to address smoking among Minnesota's diverse communities,
PR Newswire
added Apr 24, 2017 23:08
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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
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$5,000 Awarded to The QuitCash Challenge™ Winner

Smokers for more than 20 years, Brian and Michelle – now 40 years old – were motivated to quit when they found out Michelle was pregnant. They joined the QuitCash Challenge in March, and successfully quit smoking during the contest's "quit month" of Apri
PR Newswire
added May 13, 2016 19:32
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) Board installs new officers

Yesterday saw the Annual Meeting of ClearWay Minnesota, an independent nonprofit organization that works to reduce the harm tobacco use causes the people of the state. At today's meeting, the Board of Directors installed new officers and thanked two long-
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2015 11:49
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FDA Orders R.J. Reynolds to Pull Cigarette Brands from the Market / ClearWay Minnesota comments on decision that will affect four new tobacco brands

"It is noteworthy that two of the affected brands are menthol-flavored, since menthol tobacco is known to have more addictive properties and the tobacco industry has marketed menthol products deliberately to African Americans, young people and other group
PR Newswire
added Sep 16, 2015 11:36
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) grants to bring cessation help to low-income tobacco users

today approved five new grants to community-based organizations serving Minnesotans of low socioeconomic status. The grants will fund these organizations to create pathways to quit-smoking help for the low-income tobacco users they already serve.
PR Newswire
added Jul 17, 2015 12:35
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Forum editorial: Minnesota tobacco use down

work of ClearWay Minnesota in conjunction with other tobacco cessation efforts has had remarkable results in reducing smoking rates among all age groups in Minnesota. It’s a record worthy of high praise. It’s unambiguous evidence that focused, science-bas
Fargo (ND) InForum
added May 24, 2015 10:47
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) to help low-income smokers get quitting assistance New grants will fund community organizations to connect smokers to services

approved eight new grants aimed at linking smokers of low socioeconomic status to quitting help. Called Community Engagement grants, the awards, which total $352,000, will fund community-based organizations that serve low-income individuals to connect the
PR Newswire
added May 21, 2015 22:23
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QuitCash Challengeâ„¢ Encourages Minnesotans to Quit Tobacco and Win $5,000

the popular QuitCash Challenge, with a new twist. Now, to help tobacco users prepare for the month-long quit and win contest coming in May, several shorter practice quit challenges will be held in the coming months, starting at the State Fair. Minnesotans
PR Newswire
added Aug 22, 2014 11:55
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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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