Our advocacy volunteers and staff work with lawmakers year-round to change public policies that affect the cardiovascular health of Minnesota residents.
Join our Grassroots Network. Help us by contacting your legislators.
Choose Kids, Not Big Tobacco
Raising the tobacco tax by at least $1.50 will save more than 47,000 Minnesota children from becoming addicted adults, help over 36,000 current Minnesota smokers to quit, and save at least 25,000 Minnesotans from premature smoking deaths.
Tobacco is still a serious problem in Minnesota, and a tobacco tax increase will only improve the health of our state. That is why we need your to:
Tobacco kills more Minnesotans than alcohol, homicides, car accidents, AIDS, illegal drugs, and suicide combined. Raising the tobacco tax has proven to be effective in reducing tobacco addiction and tobacco related disease and death.
For more information about raising the price of tobacco in Minnesota check out our fact sheets:
To get involved in the Raise It For Health Campaign, please contact Anne Simaytis, Regional Grassroots Advocacy Director.
American Heart Association
You (and your friends and family) Are the Cure!
We need your help spreading the word about the You’re the Cure network. Tell your friends and family that they can help make Minnesota healthier - simply by pointing and clicking. Join the You're the Cure network today!
The Pulse - Minnesota State Blog
Legislative action can happen fast and things are always changing in D.C. and St. Paul. Check out our new blog to find out everything happening across the state. www.yourethecure.org/Minnesota
Minnesota 2012-2013 Legislative Agenda