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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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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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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
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[Minnesota] How to define e-cigarette prevalence? Finding clues in the use frequency distribution

Defining adult prevalence as any use in the past 30 days may include experimenters unlikely to continue use, and is of questionable utility for population surveillance of public health trends over time. Defining prevalence as >5 days excludes those infreq
Tobacco Control
added Jun 25, 2015 09:07
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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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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
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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
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QuitCash Challenge™ Encourages Minnesotans to Quit Tobacco and Win $5,000 QUITPLAN® Services' quit-and-win contest registration starts on Kick Butts Day

The cash will be awarded to one Minnesotan who quits tobacco use by May 1, 2015, and remains tobacco-free for the entire month of May. Minnesota tobacco users 18 years of age or older are eligible to sign up for the QuitCash Challenge at www.quitcash.com.
PR Newswire
added Mar 19, 2015 14:23
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Research: Minnesota's Smoking Rate Falls to 14.4 Percent / Majority of Minnesotans who quit smoking say cigarette tax helped them

14.4 percent, the lowest rate ever recorded in the state and a significant decrease from 2010, the last time the rate was measured. Conducted by ClearWay MinnesotaSM and the Minnesota Department of Health, the MATS research project is the most thorough a
PR Newswire
added Jan 23, 2015 13:56
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