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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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[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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