HEALTH BEAT Tobacco use: still a problem
It's safe to say that over the past few decades, billions of dollars have been spent in the United States on reducing tobacco use.
It has had an impact. The number of adults who smoke has declined st... Posted on 11/15/12 at 2:30 PM
UND NEWS 'Kick Butts Day' is Wednesday, March 21 at UND, nationwide
In honor of Kick Butts Day on Wednesday, March 21, the Healthy UND Tobacco Free Campus Task Group is taking the opportunity to highlight the tobacco free campus policy and quit tobacco options.
Kick ... Posted on 3/20/12 at 3:45 PM
BISMARCK — House lawmakers shot down two attempts Thursday to fund the Tobacco Prevention and Control Advisory Committee. Senate Bill 2024 was defeated by one vote, and an attempt to reconsider it later did not garner enough support.
I have become increasingly concerned with the actions some of our legislators have shown this session in disrespecting the wishes of North Dakota voters. There are bills attempting to make voting in general more difficult, to make it harder for regular people to initiate measures on the ballot and to undermine the laws that voters created in the past by initiated measure.
BISMARCK (AP) — Supporters of an initiative campaign that would ban smoking in North Dakota bars, motels and other workplaces turned in 21,000 petition signatures Thursday, saying they were confident their efforts would put the issue to a statewide vote.
Eight southwest North Dakota businesses recently failed a tobacco sales compliance check performed by the Southwest District Health Unit. Officials said the number of sales to minors increased from previous studies.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Recent heavy rains that soaked Kentucky delivered a late-season setback to some tobacco farmers as their leaf ripens, dampening their hopes for a bumper crop after a couple of drought years.
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