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[North Dakota] LETTER: Anti-smoking activists ignore benefits of nicotine

Anti-smoking groups have not done their research before making their ads. Nicotine is not the culprit they make it out to be....showed that while smokers were far more likely to die of lung cancer...less likely than nonsmokers to develop Parkinson's dise
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Aug 18, 2015 11:08
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New North Dakota law stops e-cigarette sales to and possession by minors

legislators have passed a new electronic cigarette law prohibiting minors from using, possessing or purchasing electronic smoking devices, alternative nicotine products or any of their component parts. The law will also require child-resistant packaging f
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Jul 30, 2015 07:06
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[North Dakota] DEVILS LAKE, N.D. APPROVES SMOKING BAN FOR PARKS

A parks smoking ban in Devils Lake, N.D. is scheduled to go into effect on Sept. 1 after the city’s park board unanimously approved the proposal on Wednesday. The ban primarily centers around areas where children play, including a prohibition on lighting
HalfWheel
added Jul 25, 2015 18:51
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[North Dakota] Coming to a park near you: New smoking policy

With a motion made and unanimously passed Wednesday evening during the Devils Lake Park Board regular meeting, a tobacco policy will be put in place...tobacco-use within 20 feet of playground equipment will be outlawed. Also no tobacco products will be a
Devils Lake (ND) Journal
added Aug 3, 2015 02:33
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[North Dakota] EDITORIAL: Restrict kid-friendly tobacco products to specialty stores

Kids can be taken in by bright lights, fancy packaging and product placement. That's why sugary cereals are usually kept nearer the floor in grocery stores, and it's why candy and gum are at cart height in checkout aisles in retail stores.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Jul 2, 2015 14:11
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[North Dakota] Jim Whitehead: The evidence is in: Ban tobacco use in GF parks

it could be that hardened tobacco-using golfers might pass us by. But I doubt that will constitute enough of a revenue loss to Grand Forks to outweigh the health and health care cost-savings that will accrue from what is demonstrably a popular and science
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Apr 30, 2015 07:31
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[North Dakota] 3 Gas Stations Fail E-Cigarette Compliance Check

Three gas stations in Bismarck sold e-cigarettes to minors during an undercover investigation yesterday. According to police, three minors and an undercover cop went into 35 places around town that sell the tobacco product.
KFYR-TV-Ch.5 (Bismark, ND)
added Apr 22, 2015 19:14
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[North Dakota] EDITORIAL: OUR OPINION: Science on outdoor smokers: Leave 'em alone

if there's anything more addictive than nicotine, it's power. But how we wish the members would at least stop justifying their ban in the name of science, and start calling it what it is: paternalism.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Apr 13, 2015 11:55
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[North Dakota] Forum editorial: Don’t be fooled by e-cig hype

Legislature is buying into Big Tobacco’s clever but dishonest narrative about e-cigarettes.... Big Tobacco has become Big Vaping....It is counterintuitive to grant a tax break to devices and substances that use candy flavors and faux fashion to attract us
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Mar 31, 2015 09:48
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PORT: North Dakota shouldn’t treat vaping like smoking

Vaping isn’t smoking....that distinction makes all the difference in the world. Not for the anti-tobacco crusaders, though. These zealots...both bills, which passed the House and were heard before a Senate committee this last week, do something very posi
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:53
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