The 2019 legislative session is just getting underway There are many new legislators learning about the challenges facing our state and potential legislative solutions, which makes right now a perfect time to let lawmakers know about the heart-healthy impact our policy priorities would have on Minnesotans.
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Let them know they can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives by funding the Good Food Access Fund, and ensuring all 911 dispatchers in Minnesota are able to provide CPR instructions over the phone. They can help create a smoke-free generation of Minnesotans by supporting a statewide tobacco 21 policy which raises the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. And for those already impacted by heart disease or stroke, stress the importance of ensuring policies support high quality, affordable health care access and coverage for all Minnesotans.