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[North Dakota] State Health Officials Say Fewer Pregnant Women Smoking

The Department of Health's birth certificate records show the state had a pregnancy smoking rate of 11.6 percent in 2016. That's down from 13.8 percent in the year prior. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the national smoking rate for p
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 28, 2017 14:57
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[Minnesota, North Dakota] Shaw: It's a good call to raise the smoking age to 21

City councils in Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham, Minn., are being urged to raise the smoking age to 21. I say--Go for it. For that matter, raise the smoking age in all of Minnesota and North Dakota to 21, to match the drinking age. It's about time. The
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Aug 27, 2017 07:12
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[North Dakota] Tobacco 21 initiative spanning country

is gaining momentum across the United States. Three states – California, Hawaii and New Jersey – and more than 250 cities and counties... Budget cuts in North Dakota recently defunded the Breathe ND program, under which Richland County and other state tob
Wahpeton (ND) Daily News
added Aug 1, 2017 18:10
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[North Dakota] TAYLOR: Big tobacco won, goodbye BreatheND

As the hardworking folks at BreatheND prepare to leave their posts... Thank you to the 92-percent of North Dakotans who are still in favor of seeing the program continue. Legislators’ attacks on BreatheND throughout the 2017 session didn’t fool you. You
Dunn County (ND) Herald
added Jun 30, 2017 21:55
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North Dakota lawmakers eliminate tobacco prevention agency

The head of North Dakota’s Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy said eliminating the agency could undo several years of work that marked a rapid decrease in youth and adult smoking rates in the state. The agency, also known as BreatheND, is f
AP - Associated Press
added May 17, 2017 13:33
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[North Dakota] Tobacco program begins move to health department

The head of the state’s tobacco prevention agency expressed disappointment as she characterized the end of BreatheND as overturning the will of the people. Jeanne Prom, the executive director of BreatheND, says she will be watching to see if the state wi
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added May 15, 2017 20:12
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[North Dakota] No tobacco?

Jamestown Parks and Recreation District Board of Park Commissioners took the first step Monday toward banning all tobacco products in most of Jamestown's outdoor recreational facilities. The board approved 3-2, with Commissioners Ron Olson and Mike Lands
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added May 9, 2017 21:26
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[North Dakota] Few winners, many losers at the Legislature

Center for Tobacco Control and Prevention...Lawmakers ended the center and redirected money from the state’s share of the tobacco lawsuit settlement to the state Health Department. It’s the first time in the state’s history that an initiated measure has
Minot (ND) Daily News
added May 3, 2017 12:09
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[North Dakota] McDONOUGH: Keep tobacco firms away from kids

The fight to protect our kids from tobacco is facing new threats both here in North Dakota and in Congress. Our state lawmakers voted to eliminate BreatheND — also known as the North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy — which has he
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Apr 24, 2017 23:07
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LEE: State senator: North Dakota remains committed to anti-smoking efforts

BreatheND has been the source of a great deal of misinformation. A 2008 initiated measure resulted in establishment of BreatheND to use the additional money given to states who had participated in the lawsuit against tobacco companies. Those extra funds
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Apr 15, 2017 19:19
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