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[North Dakota] Ballot initiative on raising ND tobacco tax to be announced

A coalition of partners is proposing a ballot measure to increase the tobacco tax in North Dakota, after state lawmakers defeated two efforts to raise the tax last year. The coalition, Raise it for Health North Dakota, will announce its plans during a pr
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Mar 15, 2016 21:51
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[North Dakota] Mentally ill more likely to smoke, die from tobacco-related illness

The American Lung Association in North Dakota is launching an effort to target smoking cessation programs at those who are mentally ill or dealing with addictions. Tobacco control advocates also are working with mental health professionals to take a more
WDAZ 8 (Grand Forks, ND)
added Mar 14, 2016 15:39
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[North Dakota] VIDEO: Devils Lake landlord honored for going tobacco-free

Dan Lagein was honored today for being the first landlord in Devils Lake to make five of his apartment units tobacco-free. Lagein: “With Liz's help here we've got all the signage and the verbiage for our contracts, so that started all that probably abou
WDAZ 8 (Grand Forks, ND)
added Feb 11, 2016 16:45
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[North Dakota] EDITORIAL: N.D. becomes leader in tobacco fight

The dangers of second-hand smoke is another focus, with apartment residents being urged to demand a smoke-free environment. Some may think this is going too far, but anti-tobacco campaign is on a roll and has the money to keep going.
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Dec 16, 2015 18:24
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[North Dakota] Forum editorial: Tobacco cessation succeeds

Anti-tobacco programs work. The statistics are unambiguous. Tobacco settlement money has been well-spent in North Dakota, and the CDC and others recognize the state’s success. That’s good news.
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Dec 15, 2015 16:05
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Report: North Dakota only state spending enough on tobacco prevention

"It's so frustrating because it's such a critical investment, and we're talking about such a small amount of money," said John Schachter, director of state communications for the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. "When there's a pot from which to draw from
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Dec 13, 2015 19:53
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Report: North Dakota only state spending enough on tobacco prevention

The campaign's report highlights North Dakota as an example for the rest of the states to follow, citing a drop in high school student smoking rates in recent years. But North Dakota hasn't always been a leader in tobacco prevention spending. In fiscal
Dickinson (ND) Press
added Dec 11, 2015 18:37
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National Report: North Dakota Ranks 1st in Protecting Kids from Tobacco / Tobacco Companies Spend $3 to Market Products for Every $1 North Dakota Spends on Prevention

North Dakota is the only state that currently funds tobacco prevention programs at the level recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In addition to its top ranking, North Dakota has funded its tobacco prevention program at or
PR Newswire
added Dec 8, 2015 16:42
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[North Dakota] E-Cigarette giveaway in Fargo, but are they safe to use?

Starting Friday, you can try your hand at vaping for free. Infinite Vapor is giving away 4,000 starter kits to people who want to quit traditional tobacco... But is Boldenow just selling a bunch of smoke and mirrors?...understand the risks before you vis
KVLY TV 11 (Fargo, ND)
added Dec 4, 2015 04:44
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[North Dakota] VIDEO: With no FDA regulations, people decide on safety of e-cigarettes

Though Markegard and Endres are on two sides of the e-cigarette issue, they both agree keeping them out of the hands of minors is a top priority. On August 1st, North Dakota joined Minnesota in barring e-cigarettes sales to those under the age of 18. En
KVLY TV 11 (Fargo, ND)
added Nov 21, 2015 20:12
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