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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
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[North Dakota] PHOTO: Slick ways tobacco companies are targeting youth

Tobacco companies spend billions of dollars to advertise their products, with packaging that appeals to youth.
Wahpeton (ND) Daily News
added Mar 1, 2014 18:06
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[Minnesota, North Dakota] Rape suspect in N.D. case given tobacco license, opened shop in Minn.

The man arrested on rape charges while applying for a tobacco license at City Hall here last week was given his license ... The smoke shop of Daniel Omane, who faces felony rape and assault charges in Ransom County, N.D., is called Hookahs on Main. It’s i
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Feb 26, 2014 14:43
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[North Dakota] Chew tobacco use target of Great American Spit Out

The Health Department's Tobacco Prevention and Control Program encourage chewing-tobacco users to get help with quitting during Sunday's Great American Spit Out. The health department estimates that about 8 percent of adults and nearly 14 percent of hig
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 21, 2014 14:57
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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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[North Dakota] Tribal leaders mull smoke-free N.D. casinos, but don’t bet on it

Tribal leaders are considering a proposal to ban smoking in North Dakota’s Indian casinos, but one tribal chairman said the odds of it happening are slim. Pushing the idea is the Intertribal Tobacco Use Coalition, comprised of tribal tobacco prevention s
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Jan 9, 2014 18:06
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[North Dakota] Working against tobacco

The interim Health Services Committee heard from health department officials as well as tribal leaders and tobacco prevention coordinators from on and off the state’s reservations. Krista Fremming, Tobacco Prevention and Control Program director for the
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Jan 9, 2014 18:06
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[North Dakota] ND smoke-free law supporters celebrate one-year anniversary

“A year is still considered new for many, so people are still adjusting,” Richland County Tobacco Prevention Coordinator Jennifer Mauch said. “Right now we are working to make sure people are educated on the subject.”
Wahpeton (ND) Daily News
added Jan 3, 2014 00:39
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[North Dakota] Fargo begins move to include e-cigarettes in tobacco ordinance

a city ordinance here that regulates the sale of tobacco products to minors will be expanded to include electronic cigarettes. The ordinance changes will make it illegal to give or sell electronic cigarettes to minors within the city of Fargo. Holly Sc
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Dec 23, 2013 12:27
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[North Dakota] Forum editorial: Progress in tobacco cessation

North Dakota was recognized last week as leader among states meeting national standards for funding ... lawmakers, particularly those in the Republican majority, have done the bidding of the smoking lobby ... it took the ballot box to spank the Legislatur
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Dec 15, 2013 10:08
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