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National Report: North Dakota Ranks 1st in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Fifteen years after the 1998 state tobacco settlement, North Dakota ranks 1st ... North Dakota currently spends $9.5 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs ... North Dakota is one of only two states, along with Alaska, that currently
PR Newswire
added Dec 9, 2013 14:38

[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] Erin Hill-Oban, Bismarck, N.D. letter: E-cigarettes’ safety, impact remain in doubt

Tobacco companies are promoting e-cigarettes as a means to help users quit, but until science backs up that claim, Tobacco Free North Dakota cannot and will not endorse it.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Nov 2, 2013 14:54

[North Dakota] Tobacco Marketing Costs Exceed Those of Prevention Efforts

According to the North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy, the state is spending less to fight tobacco use than companies are using to market the product, which the group says is a good thing. Jeanne Prom, executive director of the
KQCD-TV (Dickinson, ND)
added Oct 31, 2013 16:00

[Minnesota, North Dakota] Tobacco sales down in Minn., up in ND

In the months since Minnesota raised taxes on tobacco products, more cigarettes were sold to retailers in North Dakota. And at the same time, it’s too early to tell whether the tax hike has reduced the number of smokers, one of its intended effects. Acc
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Oct 20, 2013 15:43

[North Dakota] Minnesota Smokers Crossing the Border for Cheaper Smokes

Following Minnesota’s $1.60-per-pack cigarette tax hike that took effect in July, border residents are flocking to North Dakota for much cheaper cigarettes.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 23, 2013 00:15

[North Dakota] EDITORIAL: Application of anti-smoking funds not outlandish

Purists of the council’s ilk might wag a finger, but such programs evolved from long-standing public policy, and ND Quits is operating within the same ethic. Oh, and by the way, those partnerships ... work. The money is well spent.
Dickinson (ND) Press
added Jul 17, 2013 08:43

[North Dakota] ND putting $2500 in anti-smoking funds toward participation at gay pride festival

A division of North Dakota’s health department that aims to help smokers quit is putting $2,500 toward a gay pride festival in Fargo later this summer.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Jul 15, 2013 17:48

[North Dakota] ND anti-smoking effort targets gay pride festival

A division of North Dakota's Health Department that aims to help smokers quit is putting $2,500 toward reaching people at a gay pride festival in Fargo later this summer, raising questions about whether public money should be used to support specific cau
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 15, 2013 17:46

[North Dakota] Letter: Thoreson fronts for Big Tobacco

In a recent letter to the editor, Rep. Blair Thoreson, R-Fargo, criticized a Grand Forks physician for not supporting his support for e-cigarettes. ... What is approved and what does work is three-fold: attitude, education and medicine. First, want to
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 14, 2013 11:07
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