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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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[North Dakota] Tobacco Control and Prevention agency de-funded by the 2017 Legislature

The Legislature has voted to de-fund the Tobacco Control and Prevention agency – also known as “Breathe ND.”... "I hate funerals," Nelson said. "Today we're here to eulogize the most effective state agency I've seen in my 20 years in the Legislature."
North Dakota Public Radio / Prairie Public Broadcasting
added Mar 15, 2017 15:01
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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
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Six North Dakota, Minnesota health care lobbyists also have Big Tobacco on client roster

Some say these lobbyists can take certain precautions to compartmentalize their tobacco and health work, while critics believe lobbying for both sides creates inherent ethical quagmires.
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Mar 5, 2017 01:05
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[North Dakota] Senate votes to defund BreatheND

Voters created the agency with an initiated measure requiring money the state receives from tobacco lawsuit settlements go towards prevention. The bill transfers the tobacco prevention authority to the Health Department. "We've had this agency for eigh
KFYR-TV-Ch.5 (Bismark, ND)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:55
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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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[Minnesota] Letter to the editor: North Dakota fortunate to have BreathND

I am CEO of Minnesota’s tobacco prevention organization Clear-Way Minn. I am writing to urge North Dakota lawmakers to continue funding BreatheND... ClearWay Minnesota has been around longer than BreatheND, so we can illustrate what comes from a long-ter
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Feb 21, 2017 21:06
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