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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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Poll: Minnesotans strongly support prohibiting e-cigarette use indoors (PDF)

A poll released today shows that a strong majority of Minnesotans (79 percent) support prohibiting e-cigarette use indoors in places where smoking is prohibited. Other regulations to prevent youth from using e-cigarettes are also overwhelmingly supported
PR Newswire
added Feb 26, 2014 14:41
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New Surgeon General's report on smoking marks 50 years of fighting tobacco

ClearWay MinnesotaSM looks to next steps in reducing tobacco's harm / Minnesota has long been a key state in U.S. tobacco control efforts. In 1975, it became the first state to enact a Clean Indoor Air Act, which limited smoking in indoor public spaces
PR Newswire
added Jan 17, 2014 10:41
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) Funded Study Helps Loved Ones Quit Smoking

Last chance to participate as recruitment period ends September 30 ... "Friends and family really want to help their smoker quit smoking," said Raymond Boyle, ClearWay Minnesota Director of Research. "Nonsmokers have tried nagging their smokers, or hidi
PR Newswire
added Sep 13, 2013 17:46
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[Minnesota] Dramatic Increase in QUITPLAN® Services After Tobacco Tax Hike

"Research from Minnesota and other states clearly shows that tobacco price increases are effective at helping smokers quit," said David Willoughby, Chief Executive Officer of ClearWay Minnesota. "We're happy that so many Minnesotans are accessing the fre
PR Newswire
added Jul 24, 2013 09:19
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New Law Will Raise Cost of Cigarettes and Help Minnesotans Quit -- MINNEAPOLIS, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

tax on cigarettes will go up by $1.60. This tax increase will raise the average price of a pack of cigarettes in Minnesota from approximately $6 per pack to more than $7.50 per pack. It is the only increase of its kind across the nation this year, and it
PR Newswire
added Jun 27, 2013 14:27
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[Minnesota] HUMPHREY: A Clearer View: Tobacco settlement made state healthier

the 15th anniversary of Minnesota’s tobacco settlement. Those of us involved in the trial will never forget it. In 1994, as Minnesota attorney general, I joined forces ... when I see an ad directing smokers to QUITPLAN or to dine in a smoke-free restaura
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added May 13, 2013 03:05
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[Minnesota] RINGHAM: No children smoked in this ad

The sight of kids smoking cigarettes, though repulsive, is a powerful component of the "Still A Problem" ad campaign being waged by ClearWay Minnesota. Spokesman Mike Sheldon was quick to reassure me on the phone Tuesday that the child actors on the sch
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Feb 13, 2013 12:12
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