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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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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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QuitCash Challengeâ„¢ Encourages Minnesotans to Quit Tobacco and Win $5,000

the popular QuitCash Challenge, with a new twist. Now, to help tobacco users prepare for the month-long quit and win contest coming in May, several shorter practice quit challenges will be held in the coming months, starting at the State Fair. Minnesotans
PR Newswire
added Aug 22, 2014 11:55
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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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[Minnesota] New e-cigarette restrictions take effect July 1

Freedom to Breathe coalition, a group of Minnesota's leading health organizations, responded to new restrictions on e-cigarettes that were passed during the 2014 Legislative Session and will be enacted tomorrow. "Minnesota is leading the nation in taking
PR Newswire
added Jul 1, 2014 10:32
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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
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) announces new research grants

The grant awards, which total more than $974,000, will examine topics including tobacco cessation among African American smokers, various smoke-free policies and secondhand smoke exposure among children. The grant recipients are the University of Minnes
PR Newswire
added May 22, 2014 12:20
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Legislators protect Minnesota's most vulnerable children by passing smoke-free foster care bill

House of Representatives passed the Health and Human Services (HHS) Policy Omnibus Bill today, which contained a provision to make foster homes in Minnesota smoke-free. "A vote for this bill was a vote to protect the health of some of Minnesota's most vul
PR Newswire
added May 6, 2014 20:12
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[Minnesota] E-Cigarette Bill Clears Senate Commerce Committee

passed Senate File 2027, a bill that would uphold Minnesota's strong standard of clean indoor air by adding e-cigarette use to the Freedom to Breathe Act. SF 2027 will also take steps to keep e-cigarettes out of kids' hands by keeping them behind the coun
PR Newswire
added Mar 25, 2014 16:12
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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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