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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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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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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) thanks outgoing Board Members

recognized the service of three longtime Board Members whose terms have come to an end. During their time on the Board, Joy Rikala, Thomas Weaver and Daniel Johnson have all played multiple roles, serving as Board officers and guiding various committees.
PR Newswire
added Sep 21, 2016 21:46
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[Minnesota] Proposed Change Would Protect 760,000 Children from Secondhand Smoke

Minnesota has long been a leader in voluntarily making public housing smoke-free. Already, two-thirds of public housing units in Minnesota are smoke-free. "We strongly support all multiunit housing be smoke-free," said Andrea Mowery, Vice President at Cl
PR Newswire
added Nov 14, 2015 01:15
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[Minnesota] $5,000 Awarded to QuitCash Challenge™ Winner / Health and family motivated Grand Rapids woman to quit smoking

Michelle Runge of Grand Rapids, Minn., was one of more than 3,400 Minnesotans who entered The QuitCash Challenge, a quit and win contest sponsored by QUITPLAN® Services and ClearWay MinnesotaSM. Runge, who quit smoking and remained tobacco-free through th
PR Newswire
added Jul 17, 2015 12:37
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[Minnesota] County adopts e-cigarette regulations and ordinances

Public Health had to work hard to have tobacco products regulated a number of years ago. And as the industry comes up with new products and delivery systems, regulations and local ordinances have to be updated to keep up with the industries new delivery
Caledonia (MN) Argus
added Aug 19, 2014 22:12
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Legislators discuss protecting Minnesota's most vulnerable children by providing smoke-free foster care

Senate Health, Human Services and Housing Committee heard testimony in support of Senate File (SF) 2125, a bill that would make foster care homes smoke-free. "Secondhand smoke is particularly dangerous for children, as their bodies are still developing,"
PR Newswire
added Mar 18, 2014 02:06
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[Minnesota] HUMPHREY: A Clearer View: Tobacco settlement made state healthier

the 15th anniversary of Minnesota’s tobacco settlement. Those of us involved in the trial will never forget it. In 1994, as Minnesota attorney general, I joined forces ... when I see an ad directing smokers to QUITPLAN or to dine in a smoke-free restaura
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added May 13, 2013 03:05
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[Minnesota] LETTER: 'Freedom to Breathe': Measurable change

Wade Yarbrough's counterpoint article about the Freedom to Breathe Act accuses state Sen. Kathy Sheran of using statistics . . . Statistics aren't simply numbers, and in this case they show the true and very positive impacts this law has had on real Min
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Oct 15, 2012 08:39
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[Minnesota] St. Cloud and Bloomington City Councils Put Kids above Tobacco

Both Councils passed the policy at meetings tonight.... "However, we are deeply disappointed in the St. Cloud Mayor's pledge to veto this measure. Raising the tobacco age to 21 helps stop kids from trying tobacco before they can understand the long-term c
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2017 05:42
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