November 20th, 2009

ClearWay Minnesota Board Approves $1.8 Million for Research Grants

By Kelley Luckstein

At its Board Meeting on Nov. 18, the Board of Directors of ClearWay Minnesota approved five grants for new research on topics ranging from cigarette replacement products to commercial tobacco use in Minnesota's American Indian communities. ClearWay Minnesota will award more than $1.8 million to Minnesota researchers through these grants…

 

The Mayo Clinic, for Smoke-Free Workplace Laws and the Incidence of  Acute Cardiac Events in Olmsted County, Minnesota - This is a three-year research award not to exceed $512,515. The research project will determine if the implementation of smoke-free workplace laws in Olmsted County reduced the incidence of acute cardiac events. Principal Investigators for this project are Richard Hurt, M.D., and Veronique Roger, M.D., M.P.H.

 

Mpls /St. Paul Business Journal, 11/19/09

Tags: Nicotine Dependence Center, research grants, smoke-free work-place

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