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Health Care Leaders: Tax Bill Helps Tobacco Industry, Hurts Minnesota Youth

Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health organizations, expressed their disappointment today about the tax bill containing more than $35 million in tax breaks for the tobacco industry over the next three years.
PR Newswire
added May 21, 2016 01:42
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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) 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] St. Paul City Council votes unanimously to protect kids from flavored tobacco Ordinance will keep dangerous products out of kids' hands

to adopt an ordinance restricting sales of fruit- and candy-flavored tobacco products to adults-only tobacco stores and setting a minimum price of $2.60 for cigars. ClearWay Minnesota supports these common-sense measures.
PR Newswire
added Jan 7, 2016 02:30
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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
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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] Ramsey County Protects Clean Air by Restricting E-Cigarettes and Secondhand Smoke Exposure

Ramsey County Board of Commissioners passed an ordinance by a vote of six to one prohibiting e-cigarette use throughout the county wherever the Minnesota Clean Indoor Air Act prohibits smoking... "We applaud Ramsey County for protecting the public from se
PR Newswire
added Sep 22, 2015 16:04
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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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