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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

[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

[Minnesota] Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco wins Upper Midwest Emmy

was named Best Topical Documentary of the year at the Upper Midwest Emmy awards gala in Bloomington, Minn. A collaboration between ClearWay Minnesota and Twin Cities PBS, the program explores tobacco use by American Indians in Minnesota.
PR Newswire
added Oct 11, 2017 19:48

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

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

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

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
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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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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

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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