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[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

[North Dakota] SWEANOR/WARNER: Their View: Measure 4 wrongly targets all tobacco products

By all means, North Dakota should have a much higher cigarette tax. But Measure 4's proposed increased tax on smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes sends the message that all tobacco and nicotine products are equally dangerous. This is not true and has the
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Sep 5, 2016 02:07

Cigarette makers fight North Dakota tobacco tax hike

Campaign finance disclosure reports filed with the North Dakota Secretary of State's office show Marlboro-maker Altria Group Inc. and RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. have contributed more than $860,000 to fight the tobacco tax increase that will appear on the No
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 18, 2016 03:54

[North Dakota] VIDEO: Wahpeton woman will face two years in prison after her cigarette started apartment fire

for starting a fire that forced more than 30 people from an apartment building... Yolanda Thinn allegedly told investigators she fell asleep while smoking a cigarette and set a mattress on fire. Thinn pleaded guilty in April to reckless endangerment.
 WDAY TV & Radio (Fargo, ND)
added Jul 17, 2016 02:50

[North Dakota] Group turns in petitions to raise ND cigarette tax 400 percent

Coalition members pushing an effort to increase the state’s tobacco tax submitted more than 22,000 signatures to the North Dakota Secretary of State’s office Thursday, moving one step closer to putting the matter before voters in November. Opposition to
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 8, 2016 12:39

[North Dakota] Group to announce petition drive results on raising ND cigarette taxes from 44 cents per pack to $2.20 per pack

A coalition seeking to put the choice before voters this fall to raise the state’s tobacco tax will announce the results of their petition signature gathering efforts Thursday in Bismarck. The Raise it for Health North Dakota group’s statutory initiative
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 8, 2016 12:38

22K signatures submitted to raise North Dakota tobacco taxes

Supporters of an initiative campaign that seeks to increase the state's tobacco tax have turned in more than 22,000 petition signatures on Thursday. The Raise It For Health North Dakota coalition wants to raise the state's 44-cent cigarette tax to $1.76
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 8, 2016 02:20

[California, Missouri, North Dakota] New cigarette taxes could be on ballot in hesitant states

Victories by anti-tobacco advocates would add to a surge that has already raised tens of billions of dollars for states while helping drive down the nation's smoking rate, from about a quarter of adults in 1990 to fewer than 17 percent in the most recent
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 2, 2016 17:31

[North Dakota] Electronic Cigarette Refill Liquids: Child-Resistant Packaging, Nicotine Content, and Sales to Minors12

•Only 35% of e-liquid containers were child-resistant. •More than half of the e-liquid containers were mislabeled by at least 10%. •Sixty-five percent of e-liquid containers with nicotine were not child-resistant. •Federal legislation on packaging and ni
Journal of Pediatric Nursing: Nursing Care of Children and Families (JPN)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:22

An observational study of compliance with North Dakota's smoke-free law among retail stores that sell electronic smoking devices

The use of e-cigarettes, or evidence of use, occurred in the stores where it is prohibited by law. Overall compliance with the smoke-free law was low. These stores should be licensed by the state, as are other tobacco retailers, because this may assist in
Tobacco Control
added Jul 24, 2016 15:17
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