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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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[Minnesota, New York] LETTER: Higher prices do stop smoking

The Journal's editorial ("Do sin taxes stop the sinning?" Jan. 30) made some good points but missed others. It referred to recent research from New York, but ignored the most important findings from that study namely, that cigarette tax increases created
New Ulm (MN) Journal
added Feb 2, 2013 18:31
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ClearWay Minnesota(SM) Funds Studies on Menthol Cigarettes

$360,000 to fund research projects at University of Minnesota, Public Health Law Center
PR Newswire
added Jan 17, 2013 12:03
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Tobacco Industry Using Coupons to Keep Women and Young People Addicted

Tobacco companies' aggressive coupon marketing tactics may reduce the likelihood that current smokers will quit, according to new research published in Tobacco Control, an international peer-reviewed journal. This report is the first-of-its-kind to illust
PR Newswire
added Dec 12, 2012 15:46
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[Minnesota] Freaky coaster ad targets MN youth smoking ...

The grizzled gravedigger in a prior quit-smoking ad by ClearWay Minnesota is back, this time in a freaky roller-coaster ad designed to scare kids and teens about the addictive dangers of smoking. The ad hits the airwaves today.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Nov 12, 2012 17:10
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