Headlines Tagged with North Dakota — 1,535 headlines found
BreatheND has been the source of a great deal of misinformation. A 2008 initiated measure resulted in establishment of BreatheND to use the additional money given to states who had participated in the lawsuit against tobacco companies. Those extra funds
Apr 15, 2017 Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Apr 15, 2017 19:19
Nearly the last step was taken by the North Dakota House on Tuesday to defund BreatheND, the state's tobacco prevention and control agency created by an initiated measure in 2008. Senate Bill 2024 passed on a 63-29 vote after more than 40 minutes of deb
Mar 14, 2017 Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Mar 15, 2017 23:28
The Legislature has voted to de-fund the Tobacco Control and Prevention agency – also known as “Breathe ND.”... "I hate funerals," Nelson said. "Today we're here to eulogize the most effective state agency I've seen in my 20 years in the Legislature."
Mar 15, 2017 North Dakota Public Radio / Prairie Public Broadcasting
added Mar 15, 2017 15:01
Some say these lobbyists can take certain precautions to compartmentalize their tobacco and health work, while critics believe lobbying for both sides creates inherent ethical quagmires.
Mar 4, 2017 Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Mar 5, 2017 01:05
Voters created the agency with an initiated measure requiring money the state receives from tobacco lawsuit settlements go towards prevention. The bill transfers the tobacco prevention authority to the Health Department. "We've had this agency for eigh
Feb 22, 2017 KFYR-TV-Ch.5 (Bismark, ND)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:55
The US state of North Dakota (ND) is thinking of diverting tobacco lawsuit settlement money previously used for tobacco control policies to ‘other public programs’. A February 20 story on KFYR-TV-Ch.5, out of Bismark, ND, said the state’s voters had hel
Feb 21, 2017 Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 21, 2017 21:07
I am CEO of Minnesota’s tobacco prevention organization Clear-Way Minn. I am writing to urge North Dakota lawmakers to continue funding BreatheND... ClearWay Minnesota has been around longer than BreatheND, so we can illustrate what comes from a long-ter
Feb 21, 2017 Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Feb 21, 2017 21:06
The voters of North Dakota helped form the Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy, also known as Breathe ND, when they voted to dedicate tobacco lawsuit settlement money to preventing future use. Now, some think the group is no longer needed.
Feb 20, 2017 KFYR-TV-Ch.5 (Bismark, ND)
added Feb 21, 2017 02:36
contact your legislators and ask them to vote yes on Senate Bill 2024, allowing BreatheND to continue the work needed so today’s youth might be the first tobacco-free generation.
Feb 18, 2017 Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Feb 19, 2017 01:13
A scheme in the North Dakota Legislature to usurp funding and dilute functions of BreatheND is wrong-headed on several counts. First, the agency, also known as the N.D. Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy, is funded by money from the nation
Feb 12, 2017 Fargo (ND) InForum
added Feb 12, 2017 21:13