Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with ClearWay (MPAAT) 378 headlines found

2 Views

Edina becomes first Minnesota city to raise tobacco age to 21

"Thank you, Edina City Council, for taking this historic step to keep young people from smoking," said Molly Moilanen, Director of Public Affairs at ClearWay Minnesota, after the vote. "Almost 95 percent of adult addicted smokers start before age 21. Thi
PR Newswire
added May 3, 2017 23:20
2 Views

Anti-tobacco groups eye raising purchasing age to 21 in Minnesota

ClearWay Minnesota, funded by the state's share of the 1998 tobacco settlement, will only move ahead with a proposal if a wide consensus of health groups and public health groups agree the approach has merit, Mowery told The Forum editorial board.
Fargo (ND) InForum
added May 21, 2015 21:36
2 Views

ClearWay Minnesota(SM) Board approves grants for health systems change, research

approved four grants for tobacco-related health systems change and research. Together, the four grants total $774,910. The two health systems change grants will help ensure that addressing tobacco use is fully integrated into the health care experience f
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2015 14:21
2 Views

ClearWay Minnesota Board of Directors welcomes new members

The new members are: Kelly Drummer, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Tiwahe Foundation... Janet Keysser, former manager of the state's asthma program... Anne Vars, a senior project manager in health care at Target.
PR Newswire
added Sep 17, 2014 16:50
1 View

[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
1 View

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
1 View

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
1 View

Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement and ClearWay Minnesota to partner to address tobacco use

"Addressing tobacco use should be a routine part of all patients' health care experience," said David Willoughby.."Our partnership with the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement will help engage clinics and health systems and build their capacity to
PR Newswire
added Nov 20, 2015 17:59
1 View

ClearWay Minnesota statement: Study finds most Americans support raising tobacco purchase age to 21

"No one wants to see young people start down a path of lifetime addiction to tobacco," said Andrea Mowery, Vice President at ClearWay Minnesota. "It's no surprise that a majority of Americans support measures like this one, which could have a life-changi
PR Newswire
added Jul 8, 2015 15:30
1 View

New QUITPLAN® Services Help More Than 5,400 Minnesotans in Three Months

On March 3, 2014, ClearWay MinnesotaSM launched a new suite of QUITPLAN Services, the free cessation program available to any Minnesotan who wants to quit tobacco. In the three months following the launch (March through May) more than 5,400 Minnesotans h
PR Newswire
added Jun 9, 2014 11:17
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines