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[North Dakota] Group turns in petitions to raise ND cigarette tax 400 percent

Coalition members pushing an effort to increase the state’s tobacco tax submitted more than 22,000 signatures to the North Dakota Secretary of State’s office Thursday, moving one step closer to putting the matter before voters in November. Opposition to
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 8, 2016 12:39

[North Dakota] Group to announce petition drive results on raising ND cigarette taxes from 44 cents per pack to $2.20 per pack

A coalition seeking to put the choice before voters this fall to raise the state’s tobacco tax will announce the results of their petition signature gathering efforts Thursday in Bismarck. The Raise it for Health North Dakota group’s statutory initiative
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 8, 2016 12:38

22K signatures submitted to raise North Dakota tobacco taxes

Supporters of an initiative campaign that seeks to increase the state's tobacco tax have turned in more than 22,000 petition signatures on Thursday. The Raise It For Health North Dakota coalition wants to raise the state's 44-cent cigarette tax to $1.76
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 8, 2016 02:20

[California, Missouri, North Dakota] New cigarette taxes could be on ballot in hesitant states

Victories by anti-tobacco advocates would add to a surge that has already raised tens of billions of dollars for states while helping drive down the nation's smoking rate, from about a quarter of adults in 1990 to fewer than 17 percent in the most recent
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 2, 2016 17:31

An observational study of compliance with North Dakota's smoke-free law among retail stores that sell electronic smoking devices

Overall compliance with the smoke-free law was low. These stores should be licensed by the state, as are other tobacco retailers, because this may assist in education, enforcement and compliance with the law and increase public health protection.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 25, 2016 02:28

Nicotine labeling on e-cigarettes in North Dakota often wrong

A new study for tobacco control advocates suggests buying e-cigarette liquid can be like playing Russian Roulette in terms of nicotine levels. Prom called the study results “alarming” and underscores the need for regulating e-cigarette liquids.
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Jun 24, 2016 14:17
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[North Dakota] Local E-cig Shops React to New FDA Regulations

"They're going to want to make it less appealing to a younger audience, like this is a blue e-cig here or white or black or something real simple," Brandon Sandvig with E-cig & Supply's customer service department said. "They do like these devices that a
 WDAY TV & Radio (Fargo, ND)
added May 6, 2016 11:13

[North Dakota] ROB PORT: Don't treat vaping like tobacco

What worries me is that these anti-tobacco zealots, in their campaign to inhibit tobacco use (or even just things that look similar to tobacco use), actually are going to hold back progress toward healthier habits.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Apr 3, 2016 17:38

Ballot proposal would raise taxes on electronic cigarettes in North Dakota

Heather Nelson is well-versed in the arguments over electronic cigarettes. Armed with a stack of printed news clippings behind the glass counter at her Grand Forks shop, SnG Vapor, she's adamant that the products her business sells helps smokers quit tr
 WDAY TV & Radio (Fargo, ND)
added Mar 27, 2016 21:38

VIDEO: North Dakota may soon have to decide to increase taxes on tobacco products, including e-cigarettes

If passed, traditional cigarette tax will go from $0.44 a pack to $2.20. Vaping product liquid tax would then increase from 28% to 56%. Owners of SNG Vapor in Grand Forks say e-cigs have helped many people quit smoking traditional cigarettes.
 WDAY TV & Radio (Fargo, ND)
added Mar 27, 2016 21:28
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