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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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Breathless in North Dakota

The US state of North Dakota (ND) is thinking of diverting tobacco lawsuit settlement money previously used for tobacco control policies to ‘other public programs’. A February 20 story on KFYR-TV-Ch.5, out of Bismark, ND, said the state’s voters had hel
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 21, 2017 21:07
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[North Dakota] ND anti-smoking agency could be snuffed out over budget concerns

North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy may find itself fighting for air in the coming weeks, as state lawmakers hope to tap the agency's trust fund as a way to shore up the North Dakota's sagging budget. Best known as BreatheND, th
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jan 10, 2017 18:02
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[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Tobacco Companies Spend Nearly $100 Million to Mislead Voters And Oppose State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

The huge sums they are spending against these initiatives represent an investment to preserve the pipeline of kids the industry needs to survive. In California, tobacco companies, led by Altria/Philip Morris and Reynolds American/R.J. Reynolds, have now
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2016 20:07
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[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Tobacco Companies Battle Tax Hikes In Three States

California’s Proposition 56 would boost the state’s tobacco tax to $2.87 per pack, while North Dakota’s Measure 4 would increase the state cigarette tax to $2.20 per pack. And Colorado’s tobacco tax would hit $2.60 per pack if voters OK Amendment 72.
AMI Newswire (American Media Institute)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:37
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[North Dakota] E-Cigarette giveaway in Fargo, but are they safe to use?

Starting Friday, you can try your hand at vaping for free. Infinite Vapor is giving away 4,000 starter kits to people who want to quit traditional tobacco... But is Boldenow just selling a bunch of smoke and mirrors?...understand the risks before you vis
KVLY TV 11 (Fargo, ND)
added Dec 4, 2015 04:44
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[North Dakota] Tobacco targets youth

Liz Bonney, Tobacco Prevention Coordinator with the Lake Region District Health is passionate about tobacco prevention, especially when it comes to protecting the youth of the area.
Devils Lake (ND) Journal
added Nov 18, 2014 10:35
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[North Dakota] Forum editorial: Prohibit smoking in all parks

All metro area communities, large and small, should follow the lead of Dilworth and Moorhead and ban smoking in public parks. Dilworth took the smart step last week.
Fargo (ND) InForum
added May 6, 2014 10:27
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[North Dakota] 50th Anniversary of Surgeon General's Smoking Report

Smoking still kills 800 North Dakotans every year, and it costs the state 2 hundred and 47 million dollars in healthcare. The state's current tobacco tax is one of the lowest in the country at forty four cents, and The Center for Tobacco Prevention say
KQCD-TV (Dickinson, ND)
added Jan 12, 2014 03:20
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National Report: North Dakota Ranks 1st in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Fifteen years after the 1998 state tobacco settlement, North Dakota ranks 1st ... North Dakota currently spends $9.5 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs ... North Dakota is one of only two states, along with Alaska, that currently
PR Newswire
added Dec 9, 2013 14:38
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