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[North Dakota] Breathe ND in danger of closing after committee votes to defund it

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.
KFYR-TV-Ch.5 (Bismark, ND)
added Feb 21, 2017 02:36

[North Dakota] LETTER: Agencies each have role in tobacco fight

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.
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Feb 19, 2017 01:13

[North Dakota] Forum editorial: BreatheND obvious success

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
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Feb 12, 2017 21:13

[North Dakota] First step taken to move tobacco cessation programs

The full Senate Appropriations Committee will take up recommendations from a subcommittee early next week on moving tobacco cessation programs to the North Dakota Department of Health and eliminating the programs as a separate agency. Sen. Ralph Kilzer, (Osage Beach, MO)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:31

Theresa Knox: Keep BreatheND working, as North Dakota voters intended

Our state's residents depend on the Legislature to appropriate the tobacco settlement funds to protect their health from the dangers of tobacco. Current legislators should be reminded that the people of North Dakota voted to establish BreatheND and expec
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Feb 6, 2017 15:05

[North Dakota] EDITORIAL: Effort to end BreatheND on wrong track

BreatheND and its staff of eight has been effective in its short existence. It doesn’t make sense to go in another direction when there’s a program with proven results. The Legislature should keep BreatheND.
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Jan 19, 2017 15:43

North Dakota’s tobacco prevention agency under fire

The director of North Dakota’s tobacco prevention agency appealed Wednesday to state lawmakers to keep the agency intact, saying it has contributed to lowering smoking rates among youth and adults. “We made a lot of progress to reduce tobacco use in our s
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 12, 2017 05:46

[North Dakota] ND anti-smoking agency could be snuffed out over budget concerns

North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy may find itself fighting for air in the coming weeks, as state lawmakers hope to tap the agency's trust fund as a way to shore up the North Dakota's sagging budget. Best known as BreatheND, th
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jan 10, 2017 18:02

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

For the fourth straight year, North Dakota ranks 1st in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit...North Dakota is spending $9.9 million this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, compared with the
PR Newswire
added Dec 19, 2016 20:04

[North Dakota] AUDIO: 'Breathe ND' director says she was 'taken by surprise' by proposal to eliminate the agency

A proposal in former Gov. Jack Dalrymple's executive budget would eliminate the North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy agency -- also known as "Breathe ND."... "To totally eliminate an agency that has seen such incredible results in
North Dakota Public Radio / Prairie Public Broadcasting
added Dec 19, 2016 20:00
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