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[North Dakota] Houses passes bill to defund BreatheND

Nearly the last step was taken by the North Dakota House on Tuesday to defund BreatheND, the state's tobacco prevention and control agency created by an initiated measure in 2008. Senate Bill 2024 passed on a 63-29 vote after more than 40 minutes of deb
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Mar 15, 2017 23:28

[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] Putting Profits Before Kids, Tobacco Companies Spend Big to Deceive Voters and Fight State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

By fighting the California, Colorado and North Dakota initiatives – while bankrolling the counterproductive Missouri measure – the tobacco companies once again are protecting their profits at the expense of kids and lives. Voters across the country shoul
PR Newswire
added Sep 7, 2016 16:15

Minnesota, North Dakota adult smoking rates relatively low

rank among the states with relatively low percentages of adult smokers, but smoking rates vary widely among counties, according to a new comparison of counties. In North Dakota, 18 percent of adults smoke, and the smoking rate ranges from 8 percent in He
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Mar 26, 2014 13:14

[North Dakota] Businesses Fail to Post Smoke-Free Signs

First District Health says many businesses are not posting the smoke-free signs in the front of their store or restaurant, which is an important piece in preventing tobacco use at indoor workplaces.
KMOT-TV (Minot, ND)
added Dec 3, 2013 22:56

[North Dakota] Letter to the editor: Let the FDA worry about electronic cigarettes, chew

HCR 3033 is a resolution asking the state of North Dakota to waste our state’s time and money to “study” whether products like electronic cigarettes and smokeless tobacco are safe alternatives for people who currently smoke traditional cigarettes.
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Mar 26, 2013 14:55

[North Dakota] Employees voice issues with county smoking ban

County employees voiced their issues on a ban on smoking on county grounds at the Pierce County Commission meeting on Dec. 18. Heart of America Correctional and Treatment Center Administrator Mary Richard, Chief of Security Joey Cotton and correctional
Pierce County (ND) Tribune
added Dec 29, 2012 11:53

[North Dakota] Fargo bar may face charges over 'loophole' in smoking ban

A cigar lounge here that is attempting to skirt the statewide smoking ban may soon be facing legal action. The director of Fargo Cass Public Health said she plans to file a complaint with Cass County prosecutors against the owner of JT Cigarro, who has be
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Dec 20, 2012 14:56

[North Dakota] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban will save lives in ND

North Dakota’s new ban, as unpopular as it is for a vocal minority, will save money — and lives.
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Dec 1, 2012 13:24

North Dakota ban to snuff out smoking shacks

While Doyle says he will abide by the new rule, he sees it creating all kinds of issues – from his own customers having to smoke in a potentially more hazardous area (his parking lot) to the difficult time smokers will have finding a spot in downtown Far
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Nov 27, 2012 06:44

[North Dakota] Grand Forks Council, Public Express Mixed Feelings About New Smoking Laws

City leaders are taking the local ordinance and incorporating the new state law but the new provisions are raising questions and have some wondering whether it will really better the city. A 60 vote majority is needed in the legislature to do a change to
WDAZ 8 (Grand Forks, ND)
added Nov 23, 2012 11:39
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