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[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

[North Dakota] Letter: REP. THORESON: Use all anti-tobacco strategies

Several weeks ago, a letter from Dr. Eric Johnson appeared in The Forum in which Johnson made inaccurate accusations regarding a resolution I introduced in the 2013 North Dakota Legislature aimed at reducing the risk of death and disease among smokers. By
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 7, 2013 11:11

[Minnesota, North Dakota] Letter: Tobacco tax hurts Minn. businesses

With the Dayton tax plan, a pack of cigarettes in North Dakota will be nearly $3.30 a pack cheaper than they are on this side of the border. And while people are in North Dakota to buy their cigarettes, they might just happen to notice that the gas and sa
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 6, 2013 12:56

[North Dakota] As Minnesota cigarette tax spikes, Moorhead retailers feel the burn

at Brady’s Service Center located off Interstate 94 here jumped to $6.50 on Monday, the first day of a new per-pack tax increase in Minnesota. Just a few miles away at Fargo’s Gateway Service Center-Cenex along Main Avenue, that same pack of Pall Malls w
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 3, 2013 11:18

[North Dakota] City asked to pass smoking ordinance

Javayne Oyloe, executive officer of the Upper Missouri District Health Unit, and her colleague, Chelsea Bryant, tobacco prevention specialist, addressed the commission. They made their case for a model smoke-free policy, based on Measure 4, a state-wide
Williston (ND) Herald
added Jun 30, 2013 21:48
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[Minnesota, North Dakota] Smoking, cooking top causes of fires in Fargo-Moorhead

Smoking materials were the top known cause of residential fires in Fargo during the past five years, and the percentage of fires that happened in apartments was notably higher in Fargo than in Moorhead during that time, statistics show.
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jun 10, 2013 10:58

[North Dakota] Minnesota stores face loss of revenue after cigarette tax hike

The increase in cigarette taxes has convenience store owners in Moorhead worried that most of their customers will stop at Fargo convenience stores, said Chuck Chadwick, executive director of the Moorhead Business Association. North Dakota hasn’t raised
Fargo (ND) InForum
added May 30, 2013 12:54

[North Dakota] Anti-tobacco funding restored

After two failed attempts, House lawmakers passed a bill to fund the Tobacco Prevention and Control Advisory Committee. Senate Bill 2024 was defeated by one vote Thursday, and an attempt to reconsider it later did not garner enough support. The bill was
Dickinson (ND) Press
added Apr 27, 2013 13:04
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